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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Neches River at Evadale are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - near Town Bluff Upstream Gauge
Zoom Level:16
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 20
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 26.20 ft on 05/01/1884
(2) 25.11 ft on 09/02/2017
(3) 24.50 ft on 08/08/1915
(4) 23.58 ft on 05/11/1944
(5) 22.53 ft on 05/24/1953
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.63 ft on 05/06/2020
(2) 19.01 ft on 01/07/2019
(3) 18.73 ft on 04/02/2018
(4) 25.11 ft on 09/02/2017
(5) 19.67 ft on 06/06/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.57 ft on 11/28/1956
(2) 4.19 ft on 02/19/1981
(3) 4.64 ft on 07/05/2008
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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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32 Water reaches the bridge floor.
29.5 Water reaches the top of the instrument shelf.
29 Water reaches the bottom of the bridge over the river.
26.2 The river is at its flood of record. Water reaches the floor of the shelter house.
24 Major lowland flooding occurs.
21 Moderate lowland flooding occurs. Water across some roads near the river.
19 Minor lowland flooding. Water enters buildings adjacent to gauge.
17 Minor flooding expected with the boat ramps at Evadale possibly becoming inaccessible. Flooding can be expected in the low-lying areas of the Lakeview community in Orange County.
13 The river is at bankfull stage.

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