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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Bayou Anacoco near Rosepine are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 17
Action Stage: 17
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 29.01 ft on 05/11/2016
(2) 28.38 ft on 05/19/1953
(3) 27.80 ft on 12/28/1982
(4) 27.21 ft on 08/31/2017
(5) 26.05 ft on 02/11/1966
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 23.02 ft on 10/11/2020 (P)
(2) 18.53 ft on 03/23/2020
(3) 21.73 ft on 01/05/2019
(4) 23.25 ft on 05/30/2018
(5) 27.21 ft on 08/31/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.83 ft on 08/05/1998
(2) 2.83 ft on 08/31/1999
(3) 2.85 ft on 10/06/1994
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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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28.38 The bayou is at its highest level recorded.
27.8 This level is similiar to that reached during the late december 1982 flood event.
24.25 This level is similiar to that reached during tropical storm Allison of 1989.
24 Major flood damage along the bayou begins at this level.
22.4 This level is similiar to that of the January 1998 flood event.
21 Moderate flood damage along the bayou begins at this level.
20 Hawks Road near the gauge becomes flooded.
17 Minor flooding of agricultural and forested areas near the bayou will occur.

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