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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 near Neches are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Upstream Gauge - at Lake Palestine Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Alto
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 18
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 11.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 25.00 ft on 05/03/1884
(2) 24.30 ft on 05/01/1908
(3) 22.07 ft on 04/02/1945
(4) 20.27 ft on 05/04/1944
(5) 19.46 ft on 05/13/1968
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 16.09 ft on 02/21/2020
(2) 17.11 ft on 04/26/2019
(3) 16.70 ft on 01/04/2019
(4) 13.72 ft on 03/31/2018
(5) 15.68 ft on 02/27/2018
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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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24 Severe flooding with several some secondary roadways flooded. Preparations should be completed for a major flood.
18 Expect moderate to severe flooding of river bottoms with some camps and access roads flooded.
14 Minor lowland flooding. Move livestock and equipment to higher ground away from the river.
12 Expect minor lowland flooding of the heavily wooded floodplain. Ranchers that may have livestock and equipment in the river bottoms should move them to higher ground. Expect minor flooding of the boat ramp.

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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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