Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Rapides

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana.. Calcasieu River Near Glenmora The Flood Warning continues for The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 8:45 AM Sunday the stage was 14.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 13.7 feet by tomorrow morning.

* Impact...At stages near 14.0 feet...Some roads upstream from Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three feet of water over the road and are subject to being closed. Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.

* 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. &&


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