Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1034 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

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

  Atchafalaya River At Morgan City

LAC099-101-090000-
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/MCGL1.2.UU.000000T0000Z.160122T1100Z.160208T1800Z.NO/
1034 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until this evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:30 AM Monday the stage was estimated near 6.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
  by this evening.
* 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.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...Floodwall gates will be closed
  to protect against higher stages. 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 2995 9147 2986 9139 2951 9154 2939 9113
      2980 9110 2997 9124

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