Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1038 AM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

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

  Red River Near Alexandria

LAC009-079-300538-
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/AEXL1.2.ER.150525T1030Z.150616T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1038 AM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Red River Near Alexandria.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 29.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  Saturday evening.
* Impact...At stages near 32.0 feet...Flooding of lowland areas near
  the river occurs and recreational boating is affected.
* Impact...At stages near 31.0 feet...Some of the outfall canals are
  slowed or not allowed to drain into the river between 31 and 32
  feet. Depending on rainfall this could cause flooding along some of
  the bayous, especially along Bayou Rigolette.
* Impact...At stages near 28.0 feet...Overflow occurs on floodway
  side of levee from gauge to Acme. Recreational boaters should use
  extreme caution due to high river flows.

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LAT...LON 3160 9271 3143 9285 3105 9223 3122 9173
      3138 9185 3125 9227

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