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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Sabine River near Beckville 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: 35
Moderate Flood Stage: 30
Flood Stage: 26
Action Stage: 25.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 40.10 ft on 04/06/1945
(2) 38.87 ft on 03/30/1989
(3) 37.80 ft on 05/01/1984
(4) 35.80 ft on 06/14/1943
(5) 34.00 ft on 01/31/1938
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 28.42 ft on 05/29/2021
(2) 30.29 ft on 05/17/2019
(3) 26.65 ft on 03/30/2018
(4) 28.79 ft on 03/12/2018
(5) 30.43 ft on 05/01/2016
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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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35 Severe flooding will continue for the next several days. Thousands of acres of land near the river will flood.
30 Expect moderate to severe flooding of the lowland floodplain for the next several days.
28 Expect considerable lowland flooding on the reach of the Sabine River from the Tatum through Beckville and DeBerry areas with flooded boat ramps, gas and petroleum wells, and even some low area cabins.
26 Expect lowland flooding of the heavily wooded floodplain. In addition, oil field operations in and near the floodplain will be affected and steps should be taken to secure petroleum equipment.

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During periods of possible very heavy rainfall, river forecasts may take into account precipitation amounts expected 30, 36, or even 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.
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The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
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