Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier
  Village Creek Near Kountze

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

  Bundick Creek At Bundick Lake
  Red River Near Alexandria
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage

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

  Sabine River Near Bon Wier
  Sabine River Near Deweyville

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

  Neches River Near Town Bluff
  Neches River Near Evadale
  Neches River Near Beaumont
  Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sabine River Near Bon Wier.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 33.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 34.6 feet by
  early Sunday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 35.0 feet...Expect several secondary roads
  in the Merryville area near the river to be closed.
* Impact...At stages near 33.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding will
  occur. Low-lying roads and a few homes have some flooding between
  Bon Wier and Merryville. Camp houses along the river in Southwest
  Vernon Parish begin to flood.
* Impact...At stages near 32.0 feet...Roads in the Sabine Sands area
  near Bon Wier become flooded.
* Impact...At stages near 30.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding will
  occur along the river between Merryville and Bon Wier. A few roads
  in Southwest Vernon Parish have water over them.

&&

LAT...LON 3104 9361 3078 9366 3055 9379 3053 9366
      3082 9350 3104 9348

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Sabine River Near Deweyville.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 24.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.6 feet by
  Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At stages near 26.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding will
  occur. The lowest homes between Deweyville and the river begin to
  flood, especially in the Indian Lakes and River Oaks sections.
  Low-lying roads and a few homes in Southwestern Beauregard Parish
  have some flooding.
* Impact...At stages near 25.0 feet...Lowest roads beside the river
  flood around Deweyville and subject to being closed. In addition,
  low-lying roads in Southwest Beauregard Parish are flooded
  including Robert Clark Road. Flooding occurs on the south side of
  Niblett Bluff Park with access roads to camp houses cut off around
  the park. Access roads to the river in Northeastern Orange County
  become flooded.
* Impact...At stages near 24.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding will
  occur.


&&

LAT...LON 3061 9376 3031 9381 3008 9378 3005 9367
      3044 9364 3057 9363

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Friday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Bundick Creek At Bundick Lake.
* from Friday morning to Friday evening...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 96.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 97.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage Friday
  morning.
* Impact...At stages near 97.0 feet...Minor flooding begins around
  the lake, especially the north end of the lake.
* Impact...At stages near 95.0 feet...Elevation of the spillway.

&&

LAT...LON 3082 9324 3080 9317 3080 9313 3062 9293
      3057 9295 3065 9305

$$

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Red River Near Alexandria.
* from Friday afternoon until further notice...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 28.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by Friday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 35.5 feet by Sunday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 35.0 feet...Considerable overflow below
  Alexandria to the confluence with the Black River occurs. Backwater
  flooding worsens along inflow bayous that drain into the Red River.
* Impact...At stages near 33.0 feet...Backwater flooding begins
  along Bayou Maria and Huffman Creeks east of Pineville.
* Impact...At stages near 32.0 feet...Flooding of lowland areas near
  the river occurs and recreational boating is affected.
* 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.
* Impact...At stages near 28.0 feet...Overflow occurs on floodway
  side of levee from gauge to Acme. Recreational boaters should use
  extreme caution due to high river flows.
* Impact...At stages near 23.0 feet...When the river reaches 23 feet
  with a predicted continual rise, the public boat ramps in Rapides
  and Avoyelles parishes will close. These include the ramps at
  Boyce, Fort Buhlow, Alexandria Levee Park, Lock and Dam #2,
  Brouillette and Ben Routh recreation areas.

&&

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

$$

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* from late Thursday night to Monday morning...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 12.5 feet by Saturday morning.the river
  will fall below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...When the river is rising and
  the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads
  upstream from Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the
  community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have
  water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of
  forested areas near the river will occur.

&&

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

$$

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 4.4 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
  Saturday before midnight.
* 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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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 3.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor marshland flooding
  occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in north Lake Charles.

&&

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

$$

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Monday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* until late Monday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 5.8 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
  Monday early afternoon.
* 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

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Thursday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro.
* until late Thursday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.2 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
  tomorrow afternoon.
* 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

$$

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.
* until Saturday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday before midnight.
* 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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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neches River Near Town Bluff.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 68.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 68.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 68.1 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 65.0 feet...Areas around Barlow Lake and
  Brushy Lake begin to flood.
* Impact...At stages near 64.0 feet...Minor flooding will occur.


&&

LAT...LON 3096 9432 3079 9420 3053 9418 3053 9399 3099 9415

$$

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neches River Near Evadale.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 17.1 feet through
  tomorrow then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 17.0 feet...Minor flooding expected with
  the boat ramps at Evadale possibly becoming inaccessible. Flooding
  can be expected in the low-lying areas of the Lakeview community in
  Orange County.
* Impact...At stages near 13.0 feet...The river is at bankfull
  stage.

&&

LAT...LON 3053 9414 3053 9402 3022 9406 3022 9416

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neches River Near Beaumont.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 6.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 5.9 feet
  by Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor flooding of Beaumont
  Country Club and Colliers Ferry Park can be expected. Also flooding
  in Northwest Orange County south of River Oaks to Bunns Bluff can
  be expected. Water may go over Four Oaks Ranch Road in Northwest
  Orange County.

&&

LAT...LON 3019 9417 3023 9411 3004 9378 2992 9387 2998 9406

$$

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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake.
* until late Thursday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow early afternoon.
* 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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835 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Village Creek Near Kountze.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.8 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at 11:01 AM Wednesday.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 15.5 feet by Friday
  morning.
* Impact...At stages near 17.0 feet...Water covers low spots on
  Willard Lake Road and Village Creek Road near Lumberton.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...The river is at bankfull
  stage.

&&

LAT...LON 3048 9433 3050 9423 3026 9404 3016 9414 3033 9433

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