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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the East Fork San Jacinto River near New Caney are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 69
Moderate Flood Stage: 62
Flood Stage: 58
Action Stage: 54.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 81.15 ft on 08/29/2017
(2) 76.00 ft on 10/19/1994
(3) 73.01 ft on 09/19/2019
(4) 72.60 ft on 06/01/1973
(5) 71.70 ft on 11/14/1998
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 58.08 ft on 01/09/2022 (P)
(2) 73.01 ft on 09/19/2019
(3) 62.90 ft on 05/08/2019
(4) 62.06 ft on 01/06/2019
(5) 65.17 ft on 12/30/2018 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.03 ft on 10/31/1990
(2) 4.11 ft on 10/15/1988
(3) 4.20 ft on 08/31/1990
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76.2 Flood of record.
69 Major lowland flooding begins as several homes become inundated.
68.5 Moderate lowland flooding continues with water over the lowest slab elevations of buildings on the downstream side near the gauge, as well as several hunting camps along the left bank approximately 2 miles downstream of the gauge begin to take on water. Widespread flooding continues in the vicinity of the gauge and in the right floodplain with many roads including FM 1485 inundated and closed.
62 Moderate lowland flooding begins with secondary roads near the river inundated, including FM 1485 west of the river.
58 Minor lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage with minor roads such as Chinquapin and Riverside Roads beginning to flood.
54.5 Bankfull

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