Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

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

  Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana..
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River Near Oberlin
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Calcasieu River Near Kinder
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage
   Whisky Chitto Creek Near Mittie

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Friday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Whisky Chitto Creek Near Mittie.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.5 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage late Friday
  morning.
* Impact...At stages near 15.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near
  the creek will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3075 9294 3061 9299 3047 9294 3049 9285
      3059 9287 3074 9284

$$

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.0 feet by
  Saturday evening then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 14.0 feet...Some roads upstream from
  Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of
  Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
  feet of water over the road and are subject to being closed.
  Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
* 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 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Oberlin.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.8 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 13.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near
  the river will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...Water begins to overflow the
  banks on both sides of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3077 9273 3071 9283 3058 9289 3058 9277 3078 9267

$$

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Saturday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Kinder.
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.5 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  early afternoon.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...Flooding of wooded areas near
  the river will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3058 9290 3035 9318 3033 9309 3045 9293 3059 9277

$$

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* UNTIL MONDAY EVENING...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 PM Wednesday the stage was estimated near 4.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will flucuate from 4.5 feet to 3.8 feet for
  the next several days due to tidal effects.
* 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 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314

$$

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier.
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 PM Wednesday the stage was estimated near 4.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will flucuate near 4.0 feet for the next several
  days.
* Impact...At stages near 4.5 feet...Water covers portions of River
  Road in north Lake Charles.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor marshland flooding
  occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in north Lake Charles.

&&

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

$$

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 4.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 4.2 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  evening.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near the
  river will occur.

&&

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

$$

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Nonflood flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this evening.
* Impact...At stages near 10.0 feet...Minor flooding of Heymann Park
  off of Highway 90 will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191

$$

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723 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Friday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 25.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At stages near 25.0 feet...Water inundates roads in
  lowland areas near the river. Low spots on Old Sour Lake Road are
  under water.
* Impact...At stages near 22.0 feet...River is at bankfull stage.

&&

LAT...LON 3012 9445 3024 9423 3021 9407 3013 9406 3004 9445

$$



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