Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
1101 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...

  Mermentau River Near Mermentau

...Observed Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in Louisiana...
...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in Louisiana...
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier

LAC019-230601-
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/LCHL1.2.ER.170621T1931Z.170622T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1101 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 the Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 6.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 6.0 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Significant flooding of
  numerous recreational camps and homes will occur. River Road and
  much of Mims Road are impassable.
* 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.


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LAT...LON 3036 9309 3029 9303 3014 9328 3017 9335 3035 9332

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LAC001-053-113-230601-
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/MRML1.1.ER.170622T1651Z.170623T0600Z.170625T0000Z.NO/
1101 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* until Sunday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:15 AM Thursday the stage was 3.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
  to rise to near 4.5 feet by after midnight tomorrow. the river will
  fall below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* Impact...At stages near 5.5 feet...A few recreational camps and
  residences are subject to flooding.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near the
  river will occur.

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LAT...LON 3024 9255 3019 9254 3004 9260 3004 9276 3025 9266

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