Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1036 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River Near Oberlin
  Calcasieu River Near Kinder
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana..
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage

LAC055-097-099-250536-
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/BVCL1.3.ER.160813T0833Z.160814T0800Z.160826T0600Z.UU/
1036 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro.
* until Friday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 18.0 feet...Roads along Bayou Fuseilier
  are impassable. These include but are not limited to Walnut and
  Green roads along the St. Martin, St. Landry Parish line, as well
  as Meche Road in St. Landry Parish.

&&

LAT...LON 3026 9200 3028 9193 3031 9194 3032 9189
      3046 9198 3046 9201

$$

LAC055-113-250536-
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1036 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 15.9 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...Widespread major flooding will
  occur with numerous homes and roads flooded throughout Lafayette
  down stream to Abbeville and Perry. Large areas of inundation as
  result of backwater flooding of the coulees that drain in the
  river.
* Impact...At stages near 14.6 feet...Widespread moderate flooding
  will occur with a few homes flooded near the river or from
  backwater flooding of the coulees and bayou that intersect the
  river.
* Impact...At stages near 14.0 feet...Moderate flooding in
  Lafayette, with significant flooding near where coulees and bayous
  intersect the Vermilion River.
* Impact...At stages near 13.5 feet...Flooding of some yards near
  the river will occur. Significant flooding of Beaver Park and
  Vermilionville will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 11.5 feet...Minor flooding of Beaver Park
  and Vermilionville near the river will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 10.0 feet...Minor flooding of Heymann Park
  off of Highway 90 will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191

$$

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1036 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 6.1 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At stages near 6.2 feet...The water reaches the roadway
  of the 13th Street bridge in the southern portion of mermentau.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Flooding of the shipyard
  begins. Portions of castex landing, la 3166, become flooded and
  impassable.
* Impact...At stages near 5.5 feet...A few recreational camps and
  residences are subject to flooding.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near the
  river will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3025 9266 3004 9276 3004 9260 3019 9254 3024 9255

$$

LAC079-250535-
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1036 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* until late Saturday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday before midnight.
* Impact...At stages near 14.0 feet...Some roads upstream from
  Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of
  Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
  feet of water over the road and are subject to being closed.
  Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...When the river is falling and
  the gauge reading is forecast to be near 12 feet, flooding of
  forested areas near the river will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

LAC003-250535-
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1036 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Oberlin.
* until Friday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 13.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near
  the river will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...Water begins to overflow the
  banks on both sides of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3077 9273 3071 9283 3058 9289 3058 9277 3078 9267

$$

LAC003-053-250535-
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1036 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Kinder.
* until Thursday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this evening.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...Flooding of wooded areas near
  the river will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3058 9290 3035 9318 3033 9309 3045 9293 3059 9277

$$

LAC019-250535-
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1036 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until Monday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...Water over lowest portions of
  Goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor flooding of Goos Ferry
  Road will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 3.5 feet...Ponding of water on low spots
  along Goos Ferry Road will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314

$$




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