Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
833 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

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ORANGE TX-HARDIN TX-JASPER TX-
833 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM CDT SUNDAY FOR
NORTHWESTERN ORANGE...EAST CENTRAL HARDIN AND SOUTHERN JASPER
COUNTIES...

AT 831 PM CDT...REPORTING GAUGES INDICATE FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG
THE NECHES RIVER. THE WATER LEVELS ON THE NECHES RIVER AT WEISS
BLUFF ARE ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR 13.4 FEET AND THE LATEST READING
FROM THE NECHES SALTWATER BARRIER IS NEAR 4.0 FEET. THE RIVER WILL
REMAIN NEARLY STEADY...FALLING JUST VERY GRADUALLY OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS.

THESE WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE ADDITIONAL FLOODING TO
LOW LYING COMMUNITIES ALONG THE RIVER IN NORTHWEST ORANGE COUNTY
FROM AROUND LAKE VIEW TO THE SALTWATER BARRIER THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... LAKEVIEW AND
WEISS BLUFF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3033 9407 3017 9408 3014 9410 3016 9412
      3017 9412 3017 9413 3018 9414 3033 9414

$$

TWH


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