Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
752 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

...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...
  Bayou Nezpique Near Basile

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752 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 the Bayou Nezpique Near Basile.
* until Thursday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 23.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 24.5 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage late
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 25.5 feet...Moderate flood threat
  downstream including a few residences near jennings, mermentau and
  silverwood. Operations at silverwood shipyard could be affect.
  Several roads in the area become flooded, including la 97 north of
  jennings floods, which is subject to being closed.
* Impact...At stages near 24.0 feet...Moderate flood threat
  downstream including a few residences near jennings, mermentau, and
  silverwood. Operations at silverwood shipyard could be affected.
* Impact...At stages near 22.0 feet...Minor agricultural flood
  damage will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3062 9250 3022 9256 3022 9267 3046 9269 3061 9262

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