Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1058 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

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

  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana..
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage

LAC055-113-010558-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0112.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VLSL1.3.ER.160812T1144Z.160815T1945Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1058 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 14.2 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At stages near 14.6 feet...Widespread moderate flooding
  will occur with a few homes flooded near the river or from
  backwater flooding of the coulees and bayou that intersect the
  river.

&&

LAT...LON 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191

$$

LAC019-010557-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0122.000000T0000Z-160906T0600Z/
/OTBL1.1.ER.160814T0400Z.160822T1400Z.160905T0600Z.NO/
1058 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Monday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until late Monday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 4.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Monday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor flooding of Goos Ferry
  Road will occur.

&&

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

$$

LAC019-010557-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0131.000000T0000Z-160902T1200Z/
/LCHL1.1.ER.160829T1135Z.160829T1600Z.160902T0000Z.NO/
1058 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Friday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier.
* until Friday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 4.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor marshland flooding
  occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in north Lake Charles.

&&

LAT...LON 3035 9332 3017 9335 3014 9328 3029 9303 3036 9309

$$

LAC001-053-113-010557-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0117.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MRML1.3.ER.160813T1040Z.160818T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1058 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 4.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall to near 4.6 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near the
  river will occur.

&&

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

$$



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