812  
WGUS84 KLCH 251523  
FLSLCH  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1023 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...  
 
CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...  
 
CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA..  
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY  
 
LAC099-101-260523-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0062.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MCGL1.2.ER.170519T1940Z.170530T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1023 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 9:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 7.3 FEET BY  
TUESDAY MORNING THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 7.0 FEET...BUILDINGS AT THE FOOT OF ANN  
STREET ON THE RIVER SIDE OF THE FLOOD WALL WILL FLOOD AS WATER  
OVERTOPS THE RIO OIL COMPANY DOCK. BUILDINGS ON THE RIVER SIDE OF  
THE BERWICK FLOODWALL WILL FLOOD. RIVER TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS WILL  
BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.  
* 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.  

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

 
 
LAC079-260523-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0068.170527T1200Z-170528T1200Z/  
/GLML1.1.ER.170527T1200Z.170527T1200Z.170528T0600Z.NO/  
1023 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA.  
* FROM SATURDAY MORNING TO SUNDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 9:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.7 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE  
SATURDAY MORNING.  
* 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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3115 9275 3105 9265 3090 9262 3090 9269 3113 9279  
 

 
 
LAC019-251553-  
/O.CAN.KLCH.FL.W.0067.000000T0000Z-170525T1523Z/  
/OTBL1.N.ER.170517T2330Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1023 AM CDT THU MAY 25 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY.  
* AT 5:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 4.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF GOOS FERRY  
ROAD WILL OCCUR.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 3.5 FEET...PONDING OF WATER ON LOW SPOTS  
ALONG GOOS FERRY ROAD WILL OCCUR.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3038 9314 3031 9303 3025 9308 3019 9321 3030 9329  
 

 
 
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