Rapides County, Louisiana
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Flood Warning
LAC009-079-021611-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0080.160504T0742Z-000000T0000Z/
/AEXL1.2.ER.160504T0742Z.160506T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
912 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Red River Near Alexandria.
* from late Tuesday night until further notice...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 26.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by early Wednesday morning and
continue to rise to near 37.5 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 37.5 feet...Water reaches top of the rails
of the Union Pacific railroad bridge at Boyce. Considerable
backwater flooding will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 35.0 feet...Considerable overflow below
Alexandria to the confluence with the Black River occurs. Backwater
flooding worsens along inflow bayous that drain into the Red River.
* Impact...At stages near 33.0 feet...Backwater flooding begins
along Bayou Maria and Huffman Creeks east of Pineville.
* Impact...At stages near 32.0 feet...Flooding of lowland areas near
the river occurs and recreational boating is affected.
* Impact...At stages near 31.0 feet...Some of the outfall canals are
slowed or not allowed to drain into the river between 31 and 32
feet. Depending on rainfall this could cause flooding along some of
the bayous, especially along Bayou Rigolette.
* Impact...At stages near 28.0 feet...Overflow occurs on floodway
side of levee from gauge to Acme. Recreational boaters should use
extreme caution due to high river flows.


&&

LAT...LON 3160 9271 3143 9285 3105 9223 3122 9173
3138 9185 3125 9227

$$

Flood Warning
LAC079-031610-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0070.160504T0448Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.160504T0448Z.160505T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
911 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* from Tuesday evening until further notice...or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:45 PM Monday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
continue to rise to near 13.5 feet by Thursday evening.
* 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 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

Flood Warning
LAC079-041602-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0070.160505T1800Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.160505T1800Z.160507T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
903 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* from Thursday afternoon until further notice...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by Thursday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 12.5 feet by Friday evening.
* 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 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

Flood Warning
LAC009-079-041603-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0080.160505T1559Z-000000T0000Z/
/AEXL1.2.ER.160505T1559Z.160508T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
903 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Red River Near Alexandria.
* from Thursday morning until further notice...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 28.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late Thursday morning and
continue to rise to near 37.5 feet by Sunday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 37.5 feet...Water reaches top of the rails
of the Union Pacific railroad bridge at Boyce. Considerable
backwater flooding will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3160 9271 3143 9285 3105 9223 3122 9173
3138 9185 3125 9227

$$

Flood Warning
LAC079-050430-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0070.160506T1200Z-160509T0900Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.160506T1200Z.160507T1200Z.160509T0300Z.NO/
931 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* from Friday morning to late Sunday night...or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by Friday morning
and continue to rise to near 12.5 feet by Saturday evening. The
river will fall below flood stage by Sunday before midnight.
* 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 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

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