Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
905 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana..
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River Near Oberlin
  Calcasieu River Near Kinder
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage

LAC055-097-099-241605-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0113.000000T0000Z-160826T1800Z/
/BVCL1.3.ER.160813T0833Z.160814T0800Z.160826T0600Z.UU/
905 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro.
* until Friday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue a slow fall, dropping
  below flood stage 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

$$

LAC055-113-241605-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0112.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VLSL1.3.ER.160812T1144Z.160815T1945Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
905 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 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 Tuesday the stage was 16.2 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 Thursday 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

$$

LAC001-053-113-241605-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0117.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MRML1.3.ER.160813T1040Z.160818T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
905 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.5 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 6.4 feet
  by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 7.5 feet...Water is on the roadway of the
  Field Road bridge in the southeast part of mermentau.

&&

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

$$

LAC079-241605-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0115.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.2.ER.160814T2000Z.160815T2330Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
905 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue at a flat crest near 13.8
  feet through Thursday morning, then begin a slow fall.
* 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

LAC003-241605-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0119.000000T0000Z-160828T0000Z/
/OBCL1.2.ER.160817T1534Z.160818T1400Z.160827T1200Z.NO/
905 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Oberlin.
* until Saturday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue a slow fall, dropping below flood
  stage Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 15.0 feet...Moderate flooding will occur
  with several access roads to the river flooded.
* 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

$$

LAC003-053-241604-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0120.000000T0000Z-160825T0600Z/
/KDRL1.1.ER.160818T2054Z.160820T0430Z.160824T1800Z.NO/
905 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Kinder.
* until late Wednesday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow 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

$$

LAC019-241604-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0122.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/OTBL1.1.ER.160814T0400Z.160822T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
905 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 5.2 feet
  by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Goos Ferry Road becomes
  impassable.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...Water over lowest portions of
  Goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.

&&

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

$$

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