Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
803 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana..
  Atchafalaya River At Morgan City
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay

LAC099-101-251503-
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/MCGL1.2.ER.170519T1940Z.170530T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
803 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.3 feet by
  Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 7.0 feet...Buildings at the foot of Ann
  Street on the river side of the flood wall will flood as water
  overtops the Rio Oil Company dock. Buildings on the river side of
  the Berwick floodwall will flood. River traffic restrictions will
  be strictly enforced.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Flood stage. The city dock will
  be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview Front
  Street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger
  river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly
  enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.


&&

LAT...LON 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154
      2986 9139 2995 9147

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803 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  Saturday 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 3115 9275 3105 9265 3090 9262 3090 9269 3113 9279

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LAC019-251503-
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/OTBL1.1.ER.170517T2330Z.170525T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
803 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was estimated at 3.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late this evening and
  continue to rise to near 4.5 feet by tomorrow morning. Additional
  rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...Water over lowest portions of
  Goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.
* 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 3038 9314 3031 9303 3025 9308 3019 9321 3030 9329

$$



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