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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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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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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.
9.5 Major flooding in Lakeview Estates.
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.
5 Water is about two feet over portions of Four Oaks Ranch Road.

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