Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
843 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...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
  Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage

LAC055-097-099-251543-
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/BVCL1.3.ER.160813T0833Z.160814T0800Z.160826T0600Z.UU/
843 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro.
* until Friday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 18.0 feet...Roads along Bayou Fuseilier
  are impassable. These include but are not limited to Walnut and
  Green roads along the St. Martin, St. Landry Parish line, as well
  as Meche Road in St. Landry Parish.

&&

LAT...LON 3026 9200 3028 9193 3031 9194 3032 9189
      3046 9198 3046 9201

$$

LAC055-113-251542-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0112.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VLSL1.3.ER.160812T1144Z.160815T1945Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
843 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 15.6 feet
  by Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...Widespread major flooding will
  occur with numerous homes and roads flooded throughout Lafayette
  down stream to Abbeville and Perry. Large areas of inundation as
  result of backwater flooding of the coulees that drain in the
  river.

&&

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

$$

LAC001-053-113-251542-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0117.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MRML1.3.ER.160813T1040Z.160818T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
843 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 6.7 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 5.3 feet
  by Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 6.2 feet...The water reaches the roadway
  of the 13th Street bridge in the southern portion of mermentau.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Flooding of the shipyard
  begins. Portions of castex landing, la 3166, become flooded and
  impassable.
* Impact...At stages near 5.5 feet...A few recreational camps and
  residences are subject to flooding.

&&

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

$$

LAC079-251542-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0115.000000T0000Z-160828T0900Z/
/GLML1.2.ER.160814T2000Z.160815T2330Z.160828T0300Z.NO/
843 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* until late Saturday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* The river is expected to continue a slow fall, dropping below
  flood stage Saturday night.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...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

$$

LAC003-251542-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0119.000000T0000Z-160826T1800Z/
/OBCL1.2.ER.160817T1534Z.160818T1400Z.160826T0600Z.NO/
843 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Oberlin.
* until Friday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 13.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near
  the river will occur.

&&

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

$$

LAC019-251542-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0122.000000T0000Z-160829T1200Z/
/OTBL1.1.ER.160814T0400Z.160822T1400Z.160828T1200Z.NO/
843 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until Monday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 5.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday morning.
* 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314

$$

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