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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Bogue Falaya River near Camp Covington are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 60
Moderate Flood Stage: 50
Flood Stage: 45
Action Stage: 40
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 61.14 ft on 03/11/2016
(2) 57.01 ft on 07/01/2003
(3) 56.63 ft on 05/03/2008
(4) 55.47 ft on 05/12/2019
(5) 55.38 ft on 08/30/2012
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 54.90 ft on 05/15/2020 (P)
(2) 55.47 ft on 05/12/2019
(3) 54.24 ft on 12/28/2018
(4) 48.39 ft on 06/06/2017
(5) 50.06 ft on 04/03/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 33.90 ft on 10/31/2000
(2) 34.00 ft on 06/04/2001
(3) 34.10 ft on 12/12/1999
(4) 34.10 ft on 09/19/2002
(5) 34.11 ft on 09/06/2006
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62 LA Highway 25 will be impacted from Bruhl Road to Million Dollar Road to River Road. Evacuations will be necessary for many homes as the widespread flooding spreads into neighborhoods.
61.1 Flood of Record occurred on March 11, 2016. Widespread flooding will develop, homes will be flooded, and evacuations will be necessary. Water will inundated most area roads and shut down LA Highway 25.
60 The river will flood living spaces of homes near the gage on Million Dollar Road. Water will approach the undercarriage of the bridge. Debris in the river will threaten the bridge structure. Portions of Million Dollar Road will be closed to traffic east of Louisiana Highway 25. Homes along Highway 25 from Lake Ramsey Road to Million Dollar Road will flood.
55 Lower end of Camp Covington Camp grounds will begin to flood. Cabins on the lower end will be threatened. Water will threaten living space of homes along the river east of the gage. Water will cover Million Dollar Road at the intersection of KC Camp Road. The Saint Joseph Abbey parking lot will be threatened.
50 Property along the east bank will be inundated. The entrance driveway to property near the gage on the east bank will become impassable. Water will cover Million Dollar Road at the intersection of KC Camp Road. Caution is urged driving along Million Dollar Road. The river will be bankfull at Saint Joseph Abbey downstream threatening the Abbey parking lot.
45 Water will encroach residential property in the vicinity of the gage. Residences on the east bank near the river will be threatened. Water will cover entrance driveways to property on the east bank.

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