Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1123 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

TXC199-241-361-301930-
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ORANGE TX-HARDIN TX-JASPER TX-
1123 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM CDT MONDAY FOR THE
NECHES RIVER AFFECTING NORTHWESTERN ORANGE...EAST CENTRAL HARDIN AND
SOUTHERN JASPER
COUNTIES...

AT 1115 AM CDT...REPORTING GAUGES INDICATED FLOODING IS ONGOING
ALONG THE NECHES RIVER. THE WATER LEVELS ON THE NECHES RIVER AT
WEISS BLUFF ARE ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR 15.2 FEET AND THE LATEST
READING FROM THE NECHES SALTWATER BARRIER IS 5.5 FEET. THE RIVER IS
NEAR CREST AND WILL FLUCTUATE NEAR CURRENT LEVELS FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS.

THESE WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE ADDITIONAL FLOODING TO
LOW LYING COMMUNITIES ALONG THE RIVER IN NORTHWEST ORANGE COUNTY
FROM AROUND LAKE VIEW TO THE SALTWATER BARRIER THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
LAKEVIEW AND WEISS BLUFF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.

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LAT...LON 3030 9404 3028 9406 3024 9407 3018 9406
      3015 9409 3017 9412 3024 9414 3032 9415

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