Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
844 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

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ORANGE TX-HARDIN TX-JASPER TX-
844 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

AT 845 PM CDT...REPORTING GAUGES INDICATE INDICATED MINOR FLOODING
CONTINUES ALONG THE NECHES RIVER FROM NEAR WEISS BLUFF TO THE
SALTWATER BARRIER. THE WATER LEVELS THIS MORNING ARE ESTIMATED TO BE
NEAR 13.4 FEET AND THE LATEST READING AT THE SALTWATER BARRIER IS
3.8 FEET. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO HOLD NEARLY STEADY FOR THE NEXT
DAY OR TWO.

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.

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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