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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1017 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA..
  CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY

LAC019-311716-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/OTBL1.1.ER.140830T0505Z.140901T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1017 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  6:30 PM SATURDAY 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 RISING TO NEAR 5.7 FEET BY
  MONDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.
* 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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1017 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA..
  CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY

LAC019-311716-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-140905T0600Z/
/LCHL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140901T1200Z.140904T1800Z.NO/
1017 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...THE FLOOD
WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  7:03 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.
  FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO 5.0 FEET EARLY MONDAY
  THEN BEGIN A SLOW FALL.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 5.0 FEET...RIVER ROAD IN NORTH LAKE
  CHARLES AND MIMS ROAD IN WEST LAKE ARE FLOODED. EXTENSIVE MARSHLAND
  FLOODING WILL OCCUR.

&&

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

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
547 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

LAC003-019-053-311030-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FA.W.0008.140830T2247Z-140831T1030Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ALLEN LA-CALCASIEU LA-JEFFERSON DAVIS LA-
547 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...REEVES...OBERLIN...KINDER...
  EASTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WESTLAKE...MOSS BLUFF...LAKE
  CHARLES...IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF FENTON...

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT SUNDAY

* AT 545 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED 5 TO 8
INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS EASTERN CALCASIEU...NORTHWEST JEFF
DAVIS AND SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISHES. MOST OF THIS PRECIPITATION FELL
DURING THE MORNING HOURS...BUT AS A RESULT OF THE EXTREME RAINFALL
AMOUNTS...SOME FLOODING OF AREA ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
337-477-5285 EXTENSION 1.

LAT...LON 3014 9339 3041 9315 3041 9313 3043 9313
      3064 9295 3063 9260 3014 9299

$$

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