490  
WGUS84 KLCH 221615  
FLSLCH  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1115 AM CDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...TEXAS..  
 
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY  
SABINE RIVER NEAR DEWEYVILLE  
 
LAC099-101-230615-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MCGL1.2.ER.180308T2234Z.180323T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1115 AM CDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 10:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.3 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 6.3 FEET.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 6.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE. THE CITY DOCK WILL  
BE UNDER WATER. WATER WILL COVER THE LOWER END OF BELLEVIEW FRONT  
STREET IN BERWICK. VESSEL TRAFFIC WILL BE AFFECTED BY STRONGER  
RIVER CURRENT AND VESSEL TRAFFIC SAFETY RULES WILL BE STRICTLY  
ENFORCED BY THE U.S. COAST GUARD.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 5.0 FEET...FLOODWALL GATES WILL BE CLOSED  
TO PROTECT AGAINST HIGHER STAGES. VESSEL TRAFFIC WILL BE AFFECTED  
BY STRONGER RIVER CURRENT AND VESSEL TRAFFIC SAFETY RULES WILL BE  
STRICTLY ENFORCED BY THE U.S. COAST GUARD.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 4.0 FEET...ACTION STAGE. WATER WILL MOVE  
UP THE BANK AND ACROSS ACCESS ROADS BELOW THE CITY DOCK. FLOODWALL  
GATES SHOULD BE CLOSED BY THE 5 FOOT STAGE TO PROTECT AGAINST  
HIGHER STAGES. VESSEL TRAFFIC WILL BE AFFECTED BY STRONGER RIVER  
CURRENT AND VESSEL TRAFFIC SAFETY RULES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED  
BY THE U.S. COAST GUARD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154  
2986 9139 2995 9147  
 

 
 
LAC011-019-TXC351-361-230615-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DWYT2.2.ER.180224T2235Z.180405T0430Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1115 AM CDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SABINE RIVER NEAR DEWEYVILLE.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 10:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL SLOWLY RISE TO NEAR 24.7 FEET BY  
WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 25.0 FEET...LOWEST ROADS BESIDE THE RIVER  
FLOOD AROUND DEWEYVILLE AND SUBJECT TO BEING CLOSED. IN ADDITION,  
LOW-LYING ROADS IN SOUTHWEST BEAUREGARD PARISH ARE FLOODED  
INCLUDING ROBERT CLARK ROAD. FLOODING OCCURS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF  
NIBLETT BLUFF PARK WITH ACCESS ROADS TO CAMP HOUSES CUT OFF AROUND  
THE PARK. ACCESS ROADS TO THE RIVER IN NORTHEASTERN ORANGE COUNTY  
BECOME FLOODED.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 24.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING WILL  
OCCUR.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 23.0 FEET...THE RIVER IS AT BANKFULL  
STAGE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3057 9363 3011 9364 3011 9378 3031 9381  
3062 9378  
 

 
 
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