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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA  
216 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015  
 
...FLOODING VERY SIMILAR TO THAT OF MAY OF 1990 TO DEVELOP ON THE  
RED RIVER THROUGH THE FIRST TEN DAYS OF JUNE...  
   
..LATEST RED RIVER STAGES AND FORECAST CREST INFORMATION
 
 
THE 11 AM FRIDAY STAGE ON THE RED RIVER NEAR DEKALB TEXAS AT PECAN  
POINT WAS 34.9 FEET. THE RIVER WILL RISE SLIGHTLY AGAIN AND CREST  
NEAR 35.3 FEET BY LATE SUNDAY EVENING. FLOOD STAGE NEAR DEKALB IS 24  
FEET.  
 
THE NOON FRIDAY STAGE ON THE RED RIVER AT INDEX ARKANSAS NORTH OF  
TEXARKANA WAS 27.3 FEET. THE RIVER WILL RISE AND CREST NEAR 31 FEET  
JUNE 2. FLOOD STAGE AT INDEX IS 25 FEET.  
 
THE NOON FRIDAY STAGE ON THE RED RIVER AT FULTON ARKANSAS WAS 24.6  
FEET. THE RIVER WILL RISE AND CREST NEAR 33 FEET BY JUNE 4. FLOOD  
STAGE AT FULTON IS 27 FEET.  
 
THE 130 PM FRIDAY STAGE ON THE RED RIVER AT THE SPRINGBANK FERRY IN  
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS WAS 36.3 FEET. THE RED RIVER WILL RISE AND CREST  
NEAR 41 FEET BY JUNE 5. FLOOD STAGE IS 37 FEET.  
 
THE NOON FRIDAY STAGE ON THE RED RIVER AT SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA WAS  
28.8 FEET. THE RIVER WILL RISE AND CREST NEAR 34 FEET BY JUNE 6.  
FLOOD STAGE AT SHREVEPORT IS 30 FEET.  
 
THE NOON STAGE ON THE RED RIVER AT COUSHATTA LOUISIANA WAS 31.6  
FEET. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE AND CREST NEAR 36.5 FEET BY JUNE  
7. FLOOD STAGE AT COUSHATTA IS 31 FEET.  
 
THE NOON FRIDAY STAGE ON THE RED RIVER AT GRAND ECORE LOUISIANA WAS  
36.0 FEET. THE RED RIVER WILL RISE AND CREST NEAR 40.5 FEET BY JUNE  
8. FLOOD STAGE AT GRAND ECORE IS 33 FEET.  
 
NEARLY ALL OF THE RED RIVER'S TRIBUTARIES IN SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA AND  
NORTH TEXAS REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. SOILS IN THE RED RIVER BASIN  
REMAIN SATURATED FROM THIS VERY WET SPRING OF 2015. ALSO LAKE  
TEXOMA ON THE RED RIVER AND TRIBUTARY RESERVOIRS TO THE RED RIVER  
REMAIN AT EXTREMELY HIGH WATER AS WELL FROM STORED FLOOD WATERS.  
 
AFTER THE RED RIVER CRESTS...VERY HIGH WATER STAGES WILL CONTINUE ON  
THE RED RIVER THROUGH AT LEAST THE END OF JULY DUE TO VERY HIGH  
FLOOD CONTROL RESERVOIR POOL STAGES ACROSS MUCH OF THE RED RIVER  
BASIN.  
 
LISTED BELOW ARE THE CRESTS AND DATES FOR THE FLOOD OF MAY OF 1990  
ON THE RED RIVER.  
 
PECAN POINT NORTH OF DEKALB TEXAS 34.4 FEET DURING MAY 6 OF 1990.  
 
INDEX ARKANSAS NORTH OF TEXARKANA 32.3 FEET DURING MAY 10 OF 1990.  
 
FULTON ARKANSAS 34.3 FEET DURING MAY 12 OF 1990.  
 
SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA 34.5 FEET DURING MAY 15 OF 1990.  
 
COUSHATTA LOUISIANA 37.5 FEET DURING MAY 17 OF 1990.  
 
GRAND ECORE LOUISIANA 40.7 FEET DURING MAY 18 OF 1990.  
 
LISTED BELOW ARE SIMILAR CRESTS ON THE RED RIVER AT COUSHATTA AND  
GRAND ECORE DURING THE FLOOD OF MARCH OF 2001.  
 
COUSHATTA LOUISIANA 35.2 FEET DURING MARCH 9 OF 2001.  
 
GRAND ECORE LOUISIANA 39.4 FEET DURING MARCH 9 AND 10 OF 2001.  
 

 
 
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