Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1118 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA

LAC079-161818-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0007.140419T0300Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.140419T0300Z.140420T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1118 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...THE FLOOD WARNING
CONTINUES FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA.
* FROM FRIDAY EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT 10:30 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.9 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE
  TO RISE TO NEAR 12.5 FEET BY SATURDAY EVENING.
* 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.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 12.0 FEET...WHEN THE RIVER IS FALLING AND
  THE GAUGE READING IS FORECAST TO BE NEAR 12 FEET...ONLY MINOR
  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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