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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
742 PM CDT Mon Jul 22 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas..
  Atchafalaya River At Morgan City
  Bayou Nezpique Near Basile
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Sabine River Near Deweyville

LAC099-101-231442-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MCGL1.2.ER.190112T1424Z.190713T2300Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
742 PM CDT Mon Jul 22 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 Monday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.6 feet by after
  midnight tomorrow. 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
409 AM CDT Tue Jul 23 2019

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
240915-
Vernon-Rapides-Avoyelles-Beauregard-Allen-Evangeline-St. Landry-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
409 AM CDT Tue Jul 23 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will precede and
accompany the passage of an unseasonable July cold front. Some of
these storms will have the potential to produce locally heavy
rainfall which could lead to minor street flooding. Frequent
lightning will also be possible with some storms. Precipitation
will come to an end from north to south this afternoon with the
passage of the front.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms return each day beginning
Friday into early next week as the frontal boundary lifts back to
the north spreading deep atmospheric moisture back across the
gulf states.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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