Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
849 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in Louisiana...Texas...

  Sabine River Near Bon Wier

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849 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 the Sabine River Near Bon Wier.
* from this morning until further notice...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 31.3 feet.
* Minor 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
  Saturday 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.

&&

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

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