Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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

...Observed Flooding Changed from Minor to Minor Severity for the
following rivers in Louisiana...
...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in Louisiana...
  Atchafalaya River At Morgan City

LAC099-101-231601-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0082.000000T0000Z-170625T1200Z/
/MCGL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.170623T1200Z.170625T0600Z.NO/
901 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 the Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until Sunday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.0 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Sunday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 7.0 feet...Buildings at the foot of Ann
  Street on the river side of the flood wall will flood as water
  overtops the Rio Oil Company dock. Buildings on the river side of
  the Berwick floodwall will flood. River traffic restrictions will
  be strictly enforced. In addition, backwater flooding could
  potentially impact portions areas around Lake Palourde and
  Stephensville.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Flood stage. The city dock will
  be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview Front
  Street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger
  river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly
  enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.

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LAT...LON 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154
      2986 9139 2995 9147

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