Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
1006 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...

  West Fork Of The Calcasieu River At Sam Houston Jones State Park

LAC019-310506-
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1006 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the West Fork Of The Calcasieu River At Sam Houston Jones State
  Park.
* until Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 AM Thursday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 5.5 feet by after midnight tomorrow. the river will
  fall below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* Impact...At stages near 6.5 feet...Portions of South Perkins Ferry
  Road become impassable. Recreational areas in Sam Houston Jones
  State Park are under water, including the playground and campsites
  nearest the river.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...Low spots on South Perkins
  Ferry Road have water on it. Water is over some boat docks on South
  Perkins Ferry Road and over boat ramps at Sam Houston Jones State
  Park. Extensive marshland flooding will occur upstream and
  downstream from the park.

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