Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
707 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier

LAC019-310207-
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/OTBL1.1.ER.170329T2213Z.170330T1800Z.170402T0000Z.NO/
707 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 AM Thursday the estimated stage was 4.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...continue rising to near 5.5 feet this afternoon and
  then slowly fall but remain above flood stage through tomorrow.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Goos Ferry Road becomes
  impassable.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...Water over lowest portions of
  Goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.

&&

Lat...Lon 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314

$$

LAC019-310206-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-170402T1200Z/
/LCHL1.2.ER.170402T0000Z.000000T0000Z.170402T0000Z.NO/
707 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier.
* until Sunday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 AM Thursday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest today near 5.5 feet then fall to below            flood stage by Saturday evening.
* 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 3035 9332 3017 9335 3014 9328 3029 9303 3036 9309

$$




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