Rapides Parish County, Louisiana
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Flood Advisory
LAC009-079-251530-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FA.Y.0043.150523T0341Z-150525T1530Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RAPIDES LA-AVOYELLES LA-
1041 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
RED RIVER AFFECTING...
NORTHEASTERN RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
NORTHWESTERN AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT MONDAY

* AT 1032 PM CDT...THE RED RIVER AT ALEXANDRIA WAS 31.3 FEET. THE RIVER
IS FORECAST TO REMAIN NEARLY STEADY FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. AT
THESE LEVELS OVERFLOW OCCURS ON THE FLOODWAY SIDE OF THE LEVEE FROM
ALEXANDRIA TO ACME. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
DUE TO HIGH RIVER FLOWS. IN ADDITION...THE PUBLIC BOAT RAMPS IN
RAPIDS AND AVOYELLES PARISHES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED AND
MAY CAUSE A MINOR INCONVENIENCE.

&&

LAT...LON 3149 9270 3150 9268 3147 9271 3145 9270
3145 9268 3140 9269 3140 9267 3139 9265
3141 9253 3120 9222 3124 9217 3123 9199
3122 9199 3123 9190 3109 9223 3130 9248
3137 9273 3149 9276 3152 9272

$$
Flood Warning
LAC079-231649-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0051.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.150519T0507Z.150523T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
949 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.4 feet by
tomorrow morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...When the river is falling and
the gauge reading is forecast to be near 12 feet, 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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