732  
WGUS84 KLCH 161534  
FLSLCH  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...  
 
BAYOU DES CANNES NEAR EUNICE  
 
CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER  
 
VERMILION RIVER AT LAFAYETTE, SURREY STREET GAGE  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...  
 
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.  
 
LAC019-171545-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0128.000000T0000Z-210421T1500Z/  
/LCHL1.1.ER.210414T1200Z.210419T0000Z.210421T0300Z.NO/  
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 6:00 AM CDT FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL OSCILLATE AROUND FLOOD STAGE WITH A  
MAXIMUM VALUE OF 4.1 FEET SUNDAY EVENING.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (1 PM CDT)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME SAT SUN MON  
 
CALCASIEU RIVER  
SALT WATER BARRIE 4.0 2.8 FRI 6 AM CDT 3.6 3.7 3.8  
 

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

 
 
LAC055-099-113-171545-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0127.000000T0000Z-210418T1800Z/  
/VLSL1.1.ER.210415T1425Z.210417T1200Z.210418T0600Z.NO/  
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE VERMILION RIVER AT LAFAYETTE, SURREY STREET GAGE.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 9:15 AM CDT FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING  
AT 9:15 AM CDT FRIDAY WAS 10.3 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 9.9 FEET AND THEN BEGIN RISING THIS EVENING. IT WILL  
THEN RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS EVENING TO 10.5 FEET  
TOMORROW MORNING. IT WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AGAIN SUNDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET, MINOR FLOODING OF HEYMANN PARK OFF OF  
HIGHWAY 90 WILL OCCUR.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (1 PM CDT)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME SAT SUN MON  
 
VERMILION RIVER  
LAFAYETTE, SURREY STREET GAG 10.0 10.3 FRI 9 AM CDT 10.3 9.7 9.1  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3031 9191 3022 9190 2988 9206 2987 9219  
3000 9227 3031 9204  
 

 
 
LAC001-039-097-171545-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0126.000000T0000Z-210420T1400Z/  
/BDCL1.2.ER.210414T0815Z.210418T0000Z.210420T0800Z.UU/  
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TUESDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BAYOU DES CANNES NEAR EUNICE.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 9:00 AM CDT FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING  
AT 9:00 AM CDT FRIDAY WAS 17.8 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO A CREST OF 18.0 FEET  
TOMORROW EVENING. IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
TUESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 19.8 FEET, IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 18 STRUCTURES NEAR THE  
BAYOU WILL BE FLOODED.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (1 PM CDT)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME SAT SUN MON  
 
BAYOU DES CANNES  
EUNICE 16.0 17.5 FRI 9 AM CDT 17.9 17.7 16.7  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3057 9240 3056 9235 3019 9256 3022 9260  
3045 9257  
 

 
 
LAC099-101-171545-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0120.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MCGL1.1.ER.210405T2000Z.210414T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
..THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 9:00 AM CDT FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING  
AT 9:00 AM CDT FRIDAY WAS 6.6 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT A FLAT CREST OF 6.6  
FEET THROUGH TOMORROW MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 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. IN ADDITION, BACKWATER FLOODING COULD POTENTIALLY IMPACT  
PORTIONS AREAS AROUND LAKE PALOURDE AND STEPHENSVILLE.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (1 PM CDT)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME SAT SUN MON  
 
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER  
MORGAN CITY 6.0 6.6 FRI 9 AM CDT 6.5 6.4 6.4  
 

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

 
 
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