Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1051 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

  Red River Near Alexandria

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1051 AM 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 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 28.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will 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.

&&

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

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