Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
1052 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana..
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier

LAC019-240552-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0094.170823T1800Z-170829T0800Z/
/OTBL1.1.FS.170823T1800Z.170826T1200Z.170828T0800Z.NO/
1052 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until late Monday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 3.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 5.0 feet by Saturday morning. This forecast is based upon
  storm surge only and concurrent rises will be likely due to ongoing
  excessive rainfall.
* 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 3038 9314 3031 9303 3025 9308 3019 9321 3030 9329

$$

LAC019-240551-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0095.170825T0234Z-170828T0800Z/
/LCHL1.1.FS.170825T0234Z.170826T1200Z.170827T2000Z.NO/
1052 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier.
* from Thursday evening to late Sunday night...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  9:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 3.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... Rise to above flood stage by Friday morning and continue
  rising to near 5.5 feet Saturday morning. This forecast is based upon
  storm surge only and concurrent rises will be likely due to ongoing
  excessive rainfall.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Significant flooding of
  numerous recreational camps and homes will occur. River Road and
  much of Mims Road are impassable.
* Impact...At stages near 5.5 feet...Access roads including River
  Road in North Lake Charles and Mims Road in Westlake become
  impassable to some vehicles.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...River Road in North Lake
  Charles and Mims Road in Westlake are flooded. Extensive marshland
  flooding will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 4.5 feet...Water covers portions of River
  Road in north Lake Charles.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor marshland flooding
  occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in north Lake Charles.

&&

LAT...LON 3036 9309 3029 9303 3014 9328 3017 9335 3035 9332

$$




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