Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1118 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Do not drive vehicles through flooded waterways.  Use caution when
walking near flooded riverbanks.  Do not try to wade or swim in
flooded rivers and bayous.

For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
address into your favorite web browser URL bar:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

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LAC015-017-081-031200-
/O.EXT.KSHV.FL.W.0172.000000T0000Z-150703T1200Z/
/SVPL1.1.ER.150628T0400Z.150630T0800Z.150702T1800Z.NO/
1118 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Red River At Shreveport, Louisiana.
* until Friday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1000 AM Thursday The stage was 30 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this Thursday afternoon.  Also the Red River in Shreveport crested
  at 31.0 feet during Tuesday and Wednesday.

&&

LAT...LON 3273 9374 3220 9342 3220 9350 3273 9389 3273 9384

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LAC013-015-017-069-081-031617-
/O.EXT.KSHV.FL.W.0121.000000T0000Z-150706T1800Z/
/CSHL1.3.ER.150518T1140Z.150612T0200Z.150706T0000Z.NR/
1118 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Red River At Coushatta, Louisiana.
* until Monday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1000 AM Thursday The stage was 32.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 31 feet.
* Forecast...Expect little change through this Thursday afternoon
  as the river crests at 32.3 feet.  Also the river will recede to
  near 32 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact...at 33.0 feet...Moderate flooding occurs.  Severe backwater
  flooding occurs from the confluence of the Red River with Loggy
  Bayou through the lower Flat River and Red Chute Bayou in southern
  Bossier Parish.   Cattle and equipment should be moved to higher
  ground away from levees.

&&

LAT...LON 3220 9342 3192 9321 3192 9330 3204 9342 3220 9350

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LAC043-069-081-031617-
/O.CON.KSHV.FL.W.0122.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GREL1.3.ER.150518T1415Z.150614T0430Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1118 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Red River At Grand Ecore, Louisiana.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday The stage was 35.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 33 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 35.4 feet by
  Friday evening.
* Impact...at 36.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding of several hundred
  acres both upstream and downstream from Grand Ecore take place with
  backwater flooding of tributary bayous that include Bayou Pierre up
  through Powhattan, Louisiana.  Backwater flooding also affects
  Iatt, Saline, Black, and Nantaches Bayous.  Move livestock and
  equipment to higher ground away from levees.

&&

LAT...LON 3192 9323 3187 9309 3152 9270 3151 9274 3192 9330

$$



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