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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 Saltwater Barrier 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: 8
Moderate Flood Stage: 6
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3.4
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 21.56 ft on 09/01/2017
(2) 11.73 ft on 10/22/2006
(3) 10.61 ft on 06/07/2016
(4) 9.84 ft on 03/15/2016
(5) 9.61 ft on 09/13/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 4.60 ft on 09/22/2020
(2) 8.47 ft on 01/08/2019
(3) 8.85 ft on 04/02/2018
(4) 21.56 ft on 09/01/2017
(5) 10.61 ft on 06/07/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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12 Widespread major flooding is occurring. Numerous homes in Northeast Beaumont and Rose City are flooded.
11 Major flooding is occurring. River levels are near those reached during Tropical Storm Allison in 1989. Several streets in Northeast Beaumont are flooded and impassable and water is in homes near the river. Neighborhoods on the north side of Interstate 10 in Rose City are flooded with water in approximately 4 homes.
10 Major flooding along the river including Northwest Orange County From Lake View to the Saltwater Barrier with several homes and camps flooded. Flooding is also occurring along the river in Beaumont with major flooding at Colliers Ferry Park and around the Beaumont Country Club. Residential roads off of Pine Street are impassable and water up to homes. Several streets in Northeast Beaumont also become flooded.
9.5 Major flooding in Lakeview Estates.
9 Major flooding around the Beaumont Country Club, Colliers Ferry Park and Pine Street can be expected. The NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter becomes inundated.
8 Widespread flooding, especially in Northwest Orange County from Lake View downstream to the Saltwater Barrier. Several homes and camps are flooded or threatend.
7 Water begins to go over Bigner Road into the saltwater barrier. Water also cuts off most access to the Four Oaks Ranch Road downstream of Four Oaks boat launch. Flooding of Colliers Ferry Park and secondary roads near the river can be expected.
6 Colliers Ferry Park is under water, and flooding of secondary roads near the river can be expected.
5 Water is about two feet over portions of Four Oaks Ranch Road.

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