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Ouachita River at Monroe Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 42.23 ft at 1:15AM Mar 20, 2019Highest Observation: 42.24 ft at 1:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 1:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 2:00AM Mar 20, 2019Highest Observation: 42.24 ft at 2:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 2:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 2:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 3:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 3:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 3:30AM Mar 20, 2019Highest Observation: 42.24 ft at 3:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 4:00AM Mar 20, 2019Highest Observation: 42.24 ft at 4:15AM Mar 20, 2019Highest Observation: 42.24 ft at 4:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 4:45AM Mar 20, 2019Highest Observation: 42.24 ft at 5:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 5:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 5:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 5:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 6:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.22 ft at 6:15AM Mar 20, 2019Highest Observation: 42.24 ft at 6:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 6:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.22 ft at 7:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.22 ft at 7:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.21 ft at 7:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.22 ft at 7:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.23 ft at 8:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.22 ft at 8:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.2 ft at 8:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.21 ft at 8:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.21 ft at 9:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.21 ft at 9:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.21 ft at 9:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.21 ft at 9:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.19 ft at 10:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.2 ft at 10:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.19 ft at 10:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.21 ft at 10:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.2 ft at 11:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.19 ft at 11:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.19 ft at 11:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.2 ft at 11:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.2 ft at 12:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.2 ft at 1:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.2 ft at 1:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.19 ft at 1:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.18 ft at 2:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.19 ft at 2:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.19 ft at 2:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.19 ft at 2:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.2 ft at 3:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.18 ft at 3:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.18 ft at 3:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.18 ft at 4:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.17 ft at 4:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.17 ft at 4:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.18 ft at 4:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.16 ft at 5:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.17 ft at 5:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.17 ft at 5:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.18 ft at 5:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.16 ft at 6:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.16 ft at 6:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.17 ft at 6:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.16 ft at 6:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.16 ft at 7:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.17 ft at 7:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.17 ft at 7:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.18 ft at 7:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.17 ft at 8:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.15 ft at 8:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.15 ft at 9:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.15 ft at 9:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.15 ft at 10:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 42.15 ft at 12:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.15 ft at 12:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.14 ft at 1:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.15 ft at 1:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.13 ft at 1:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.14 ft at 1:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.14 ft at 2:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.13 ft at 2:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.14 ft at 2:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.14 ft at 2:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.13 ft at 3:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.13 ft at 3:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.14 ft at 3:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.13 ft at 3:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.13 ft at 4:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.13 ft at 4:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.13 ft at 4:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 4:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 5:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 5:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 5:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 5:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 6:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.11 ft at 6:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 6:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 6:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 7:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 7:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.11 ft at 7:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.1 ft at 7:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.11 ft at 8:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 8:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.1 ft at 8:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.12 ft at 8:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.09 ft at 9:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.1 ft at 9:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.09 ft at 9:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.1 ft at 9:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.08 ft at 10:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.1 ft at 10:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.09 ft at 10:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.1 ft at 10:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.09 ft at 11:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.09 ft at 11:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.05 ft at 11:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.07 ft at 11:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.08 ft at 12:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.07 ft at 12:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.05 ft at 12:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.07 ft at 12:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.07 ft at 1:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.04 ft at 1:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.05 ft at 1:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.06 ft at 1:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.05 ft at 2:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.04 ft at 2:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.05 ft at 2:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.04 ft at 2:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.04 ft at 3:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.04 ft at 3:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.04 ft at 3:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.05 ft at 3:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 4:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 4:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 4:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.03 ft at 4:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.04 ft at 5:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.04 ft at 5:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 5:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 5:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 6:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 6:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 6:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 6:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 7:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.03 ft at 9:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 9:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 9:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.03 ft at 10:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.03 ft at 10:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 10:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 10:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 11:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 11:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 11:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 11:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 12:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 12:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 12:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 12:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 1:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 1:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.02 ft at 1:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 1:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 2:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 2:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 2:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 2:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 3:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 3:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 3:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42.01 ft at 3:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 4:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.99 ft at 4:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 4:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.99 ft at 4:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.99 ft at 5:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 5:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 42 ft at 5:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.99 ft at 5:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.99 ft at 6:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.99 ft at 6:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 6:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 6:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 7:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 7:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 7:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 7:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 8:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 8:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 8:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.98 ft at 8:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.97 ft at 9:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.96 ft at 9:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.95 ft at 9:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.94 ft at 9:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.93 ft at 10:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.96 ft at 10:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.96 ft at 10:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.95 ft at 10:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.94 ft at 11:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.95 ft at 11:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.95 ft at 11:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.95 ft at 11:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.94 ft at 12:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.95 ft at 12:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.94 ft at 12:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.94 ft at 12:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.94 ft at 1:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.93 ft at 1:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.93 ft at 1:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.93 ft at 1:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.91 ft at 2:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.92 ft at 2:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.91 ft at 2:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.92 ft at 2:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.91 ft at 3:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.91 ft at 3:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.91 ft at 3:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.91 ft at 3:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.91 ft at 4:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.9 ft at 4:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.9 ft at 4:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.9 ft at 4:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.89 ft at 5:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.85 ft at 5:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 5:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.89 ft at 5:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 6:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.89 ft at 6:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.89 ft at 6:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 6:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.89 ft at 7:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 7:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 7:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 7:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.87 ft at 8:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 8:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 8:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.89 ft at 8:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.86 ft at 9:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 9:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.86 ft at 9:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.87 ft at 9:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.87 ft at 10:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.86 ft at 10:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.86 ft at 10:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.87 ft at 10:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.87 ft at 11:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.87 ft at 11:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 11:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 11:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 41.88 ft at 12:00AM Mar 23, 2019Highest Forecast: 41.9 ft 7:00AM Mar 23, 2019Forecast: 41.8 ft 1:00PM Mar 23, 2019Forecast: 41.8 ft 7:00PM Mar 23, 2019Forecast: 41.8 ft 1:00AM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 41.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 41.7 ft 1:00PM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 41.6 ft 7:00PM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 41.6 ft 1:00AM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 41.6 ft 7:00AM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 41.5 ft 1:00PM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 41.5 ft 7:00PM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 41.5 ft 1:00AM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 41.4 ft 7:00AM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 41.4 ft 1:00PM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 41.4 ft 7:00PM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 41.4 ft 1:00AM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 41.4 ft 7:00AM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 41.3 ft 1:00PM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 41.3 ft 7:00PM Mar 27, 2019MLUL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:05AM Mar 23, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 7:51PM Mar 22)Latest observed value: 41.88 ft at 12:00 AM CDT 23-Mar-2019. Flood Stage is 40 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

Reliability of the Forecast: Based on current and forecast river, weather and reservoir conditions

NOTE: Forecasts for the Ouachita River at Monroe are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 45
Moderate Flood Stage: 43
Flood Stage: 40
Action Stage: 35.5
Low Stage (in feet): 19

Historic Crests
(1) 50.81 ft on 05/22/1958
(2) 50.78 ft on 04/15/1945
(3) 50.48 ft on 05/04/1991
(4) 50.10 ft on 02/02/1932
(5) 48.70 ft on 01/19/1885
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 47.40 ft on 03/16/2018
(2) 44.20 ft on 04/14/2016
(3) 45.89 ft on 03/25/2016
(4) 40.06 ft on 04/03/2015
(5) 43.10 ft on 01/10/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -1.44 ft on 09/13/1909
(2) -1.14 ft on 11/01/1908
(3) 12.46 ft on 01/03/1944
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54.4 Catastrophic flooding occurrs with water overtopping numerous levees in the Monroe area. High water laps at the bottom of the U.S. Highway 80 bridge.
49 Major flooding between the levees occurs and the floodwall gap must be closed on the East Monroe side of the river.
47.5 Water floods the underclearance of the Desiard Street bridge. Major lowland flooding occurs between the levee systems.
45 The Prairon Bayou recreational area floods and closes. Lowland flooding becomes extensive at this stage between levees.
43 The Bawcomville and Moon Lake recreational areas flood and close.
40 Minor backwater flooding affects small bayous that drain into the Ouachita River along with minor lowland flooding between levee systems.
36 Both the Forsythe and Lazarre recreational areas flood and close with very minor lowland flooding immediately next to the river.
34 The Forsythe Recreational Area closes, otherwise no other flooding occurs in the Monroe area until a stage of 36 feet.
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Latitude: 32.500278° N, Longitude: 92.119722° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 40 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 30.800 70.800 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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