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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Buffalo Bayou at Piney Point Village are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

Vertical datum height surveyed by the USGS

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Upstream Gauge - at West Belt Drive Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Shepherd Drive
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 60
Moderate Flood Stage: 57
Flood Stage: 52
Action Stage: 49
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 62.84 ft on 08/31/2017
(2) 61.23 ft on 03/04/1992
(3) 59.82 ft on 09/11/1998
(4) 58.28 ft on 05/26/2015
(5) 57.75 ft on 04/18/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 52.75 ft on 09/19/2019
(2) 62.84 ft on 08/31/2017
(3) 57.75 ft on 04/18/2016
(4) 58.28 ft on 05/26/2015
(5) 57.25 ft on 04/28/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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60 At levels above 60 feet major lowland flooding begins as homes above the gage begin to flood and several streets near the gage are inundated.
59.3 At levels above 59.3 the bridge at Briar Forest SW is inundated.
57 At levels above 57 feet moderate lowland flooding begins as portions of Briar Forest Drive begin to flood.
53.5 At levels above 54.5 feet garages on Arrowhead begin to flood.
52 At levels above 52 feet minor lowland flooding begins as pool decks, tennis courts, and lower garage area are innundated.

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