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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Bayou Bodcau at Bayou Bodcau Lake 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: 198
Moderate Flood Stage: 192
Flood Stage: 172
Action Stage: 171.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 200.27 ft on 11/05/2009
(2) 197.40 ft on 03/18/2001
(3) 196.67 ft on 05/11/1958
(4) 193.09 ft on 05/11/1991
(5) 192.70 ft on 03/10/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 179.17 ft on 02/27/2020
(2) 188.93 ft on 05/20/2019
(3) 184.53 ft on 01/12/2019
(4) 192.70 ft on 03/10/2018
(5) 173.06 ft on 04/17/2017
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 157.00 ft on 09/04/1952
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195 Lowland flooding will be rather severe and widespread. Several secondary roadways will be completely flooded and travel will be difficult by wheeled vehicles.
192 Expect rather widespread lowland flooding. Boats should be secured and moved away from the lake. Several secondary roadways will be flooded and closed.
172 Expect bankfull conditions on Red Chute Bayou.
170 Expect minor lowland flooding along the lake. Red Chute Bayou below the lake will be at bankfull. Some secondary roadways may suffer flooding.

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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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