Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1112 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas...

  Red River Near Alexandria
  Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake

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1112 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Red River Near Alexandria.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 29.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to rise to near 31.5 feet on
  Sunday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 31.0 feet...Some of the outfall canals are
  slowed or not allowed to drain into the river between 31 and 32
  feet. Depending on rainfall this could cause flooding along some of
  the bayous, especially along Bayou Rigolette.

&&

LAT...LON 3160 9271 3143 9285 3105 9223 3122 9173
      3138 9185 3125 9227

$$

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1112 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake.
* At 10:45 AM Thursday the stage was 24.9 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at  8:15 AM Thursday.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 24.4 feet by Friday
  morning.
* Impact...At stages near 25.0 feet...Water inundates roads in
  lowland areas near the river. Low spots on Old Sour Lake Road are
  under water.

&&

LAT...LON 3012 9445 3024 9423 3021 9407 3013 9406 3004 9445

$$



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