amite river basin commission

Dietmar Rietschier, Executive Director
Suite 135
3535 South Sherwood Forest Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
phone:  225-296-4900
fax: 225-296-4990

  


Historic Flood Levels

Chronological Listing of the Nineteen Highest Floods  on the Amite River at Denham Springs  (1961 - 1995)

Date Rank Discharge (CFS) Stage (feet) Weather Type
April 08 1983 1 112,000 41.5 FGR/FOR
April 23 1977 2 110,000 41.2 FOR
Jan 27 1990 3 N/A 39.9 FGR/FOR
Jan 23 1993 4 N/A 38.2 N/A
Apr 24 1979 5 68,600 36.7 FGR/FOR
Mar 27 1973 6 61,800 36.6 FOR/FGR
Jan 30 1994 7 N/A 36.1 N/A
Mar 30 1980 8 64,200 36.0 FGR/FOR
Apr 12 1995 9 N/A 35.0 FOR/FGR
Apr 29 1962 11 49,700 34.7 GR
Mar 20 1961 12 49,100 34.6 FOR
Oct 7 1964 13 49.900 34.2 GTD
Dec 20 1995 15 39,700 32.9 FOR
Feb 14 1966 15 39,700 32.9 FOR
Dec 07 1982 16 46,800 32.7 FGR/FOR
Sep 07 1977 17 36,800 32.6 GTD
Mar 04 1964 18 40,500 32.5 FGR/FOR
Apr 14 1980 19 44.200 32.2 FGR/FOR