Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
803 PM CDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana..
  Atchafalaya River At Morgan City
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau

LAC099-101-211503-
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803 PM CDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 7.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.3 feet by
  tomorrow evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At stages near 7.0 feet...Buildings at the foot of Ann
  Street on the river side of the flood wall will flood as water
  overtops the Rio Oil Company dock. Buildings on the river side of
  the Berwick floodwall will flood. River traffic restrictions will
  be strictly enforced. In addition, backwater flooding could
  potentially impact portions areas around Lake Palourde and
  Stephensville.
* 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.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Action stage. Water will move
  up the bank and across access roads below the city dock. Floodwall
  gates should be closed by the 5 foot stage 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.

&&

LAT...LON 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154
      2986 9139 2995 9147

$$

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803 PM CDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by
  Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 14.0 feet...Some roads upstream from
  Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of
  Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
  feet of water over the road and are subject to being closed.
  Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...When the river is rising and
  the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads
  upstream from Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the
  community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have
  water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of
  forested areas near the river will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3115 9275 3105 9265 3090 9262 3090 9269 3113 9279

$$

LAC019-211503-
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803 PM CDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* until Tuesday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 PM Saturday the stage was estimated near 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 near 4.3 feet by
  Sunday morning then begin falling late in the afternoon.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor flooding of Goos Ferry
  Road will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 3.5 feet...Ponding of water on low spots
  along Goos Ferry Road will occur.

&&

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

$$

LAC001-053-113-211503-
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803 PM CDT Sat Apr 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* until Tuesday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 PM Saturday the stage was 4.1 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
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near the
  river will occur.

&&

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

$$




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