779  
WGUS44 KLCH 151540  
FLWLCH  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1040 AM CDT MON JUL 15 2019  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...  
 
WEST FORK OF THE CALCASIEU RIVER AT SAM HOUSTON JONES STATE PARK  
CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...  
 
CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER  
 
LAC019-160539-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.W.0134.190715T1540Z-190720T1200Z/  
/LCRL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.190716T1800Z.190719T1200Z.NO/  
1040 AM CDT MON JUL 15 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE WEST FORK OF THE CALCASIEU RIVER AT SAM HOUSTON JONES STATE  
PARK.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 7:00 AM MONDAY THE RIVER WAS ESTIMATED AT 4.8 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 5.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST... THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 8.0 FEET BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 8.5 FEET...WATER LEVELS ARE NEAR THOSE  
REACHED DURING THE STORM SURGE FROM HURRICANE RITA IN 2005. CYPRESS  
LAKE DRIVE IS IMPASSABLE AND WATER IS UP TO A FEW HOMES ALONG THE  
ROAD. PORTIONS OF SAM HOUSTON PARK ARE UNDER WATER.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 8.0 FEET...UPSTREAM FROM SAM HOUSTON JONES  
STATE PARK, WATER ACROSS LOW SPOTS OF CYPRESS LAKE DRIVE.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 6.5 FEET...PORTIONS OF SOUTH PERKINS FERRY  
ROAD BECOME IMPASSABLE. RECREATIONAL AREAS IN SAM HOUSTON JONES  
STATE PARK ARE UNDER WATER, INCLUDING THE PLAYGROUND AND CAMPSITES  
NEAREST THE RIVER.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 5.0 FEET...LOW SPOTS ON SOUTH PERKINS  
FERRY ROAD HAVE WATER ON IT. WATER IS OVER SOME BOAT DOCKS ON SOUTH  
PERKINS FERRY ROAD AND OVER BOAT RAMPS AT SAM HOUSTON JONES STATE  
PARK. EXTENSIVE MARSHLAND FLOODING WILL OCCUR UPSTREAM AND  
DOWNSTREAM FROM THE PARK.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3032 9323 3028 9323 3028 9331 3030 9332 3032 9329  
 

 
 
LAC019-160539-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.W.0135.190715T1540Z-000000T0000Z/  
/OTBL1.3.ER.000000T0000Z.190716T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1040 AM CDT MON JUL 15 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 8:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 8.0 FEET BY  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 8.0 FEET...EXTENSIVE FLOODING WITH WATER  
IN SEVERAL HOMES AND CAMPS.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 7.0 FEET...LOWER END OF PICKREL LANE NEAR  
THE RIVER BEGINS TO FLOOD. GOOS FERRY ROAD IS IMPASSABLE. CLOSURE  
OF THE CALCASIEU RIVER TO RECREATIONAL BOAT TRAFFIC IS LIKELY FROM  
THE SALTWATER BARRIER TO THE PARISH LINE.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 6.0 FEET...GOOS FERRY ROAD BECOMES  
IMPASSABLE. CALCASIEU RIVER FROM THE SALTWATER BARRIER TO THE  
PARISH LINE MAY BE CLOSED TO RECREATIONAL BOAT TRAFFIC.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 5.0 FEET...WATER OVER LOWEST PORTIONS OF  
GOOS FERRY ROAD. CARS SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.  
 

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

 
 
LAC019-160539-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0131.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/LCHL1.2.WT.190715T1230Z.190716T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1040 AM CDT MON JUL 15 2019  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 9:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 6.0 FEET BY  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 6.0 FEET...SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF  
NUMEROUS RECREATIONAL CAMPS AND HOMES WILL OCCUR. RIVER ROAD AND  
MUCH OF MIMS ROAD ARE IMPASSABLE.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 5.5 FEET...ACCESS ROADS INCLUDING RIVER  
ROAD IN NORTH LAKE CHARLES AND MIMS ROAD IN WESTLAKE BECOME  
IMPASSABLE TO SOME VEHICLES. IN ADDITION FLOODING OF ROADS ALONG  
THE WEST FORK OF THE CALCASIEU CAN BE EXPECTED. INCLUDING SOUTH  
PERKINS FERRY ROAD.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 5.0 FEET...RIVER ROAD IN NORTH LAKE  
CHARLES AND MIMS ROAD IN WESTLAKE ARE FLOODED. EXTENSIVE MARSHLAND  
FLOODING WILL OCCUR.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 4.5 FEET...WATER COVERS PORTIONS OF RIVER  
ROAD IN NORTH LAKE CHARLES.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 4.0 FEET...MINOR MARSHLAND FLOODING  
OCCURS. FLOODING ALSO BEGINS ON RIVER ROAD IN NORTH LAKE CHARLES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3036 9309 3029 9303 3014 9328 3017 9335 3035 9332  
 

 
 
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