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Forecasts for the Bayou Des Cannes near Eunice are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Mermentau
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 21
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 16
Action Stage: 14
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.37 ft on 08/16/2016 (P)
(2) 22.36 ft on 05/20/1953
(3) 21.77 ft on 12/07/1971
(4) 21.40 ft on 01/12/2013
(5) 21.21 ft on 02/07/1955
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.98 ft on 08/30/2017 (P)
(2) 20.64 ft on 05/04/2017 (P)
(3) 22.37 ft on 08/16/2016 (P)
(4) 16.73 ft on 03/14/2016
(5) 17.25 ft on 11/19/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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30 WIDESPREAD FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED. IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 55 STRUCTURES WILL BE IMPACTED BY FLOOD WATERS ALONG THIS REACH OF THE BAYOU. FLOODING OF HIGHWAY 190 CAN BE EXPECTED WITH WATER 4 TO 5 FEET OVER THE HIGHWAY. HIGHWAY 757 UPSTREAM OF THE GAUGE WILL HAVE 2 TO 3 FEET OF WATER COVERING IT. HIGHWAY 13 ON THE EVANGELINE PARISH SIDE OF THE BAYOU WILL BE COVERED WITH 3 TO 6 FEET OF WATER.
21 MAJOR FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED WITH AN ESTIMATED 36 STRUCTURES AFFECTED BY FLOODING. SEVERAL SECONDARY ROADS ARE FLOODED NEAR THE BAYOU.
20.6 IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 30 STRUCTURES NEAR THE BAYOU WILL FLOOD WITH SEVERAL SECONDARY ROADS FLOODED NEAR THE BAYOU.
19.8 IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 18 STRUCTURES NEAR THE BAYOU WILL BE FLOODED.
16 Minor flooding begins along the bayou with a few structures right along the bayou threatened.

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