889  
WGUS84 KLCH 180107  
FLSLCH  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
707 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN TEXAS...  
 
NECHES RIVER NEAR TOWN BLUFF  
NECHES RIVER AT NECHES RIVER SALTWATER BARRIER  
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY  
SABINE RIVER NEAR DEWEYVILLE  
NECHES RIVER NEAR EVADALE  
 
LAC099-101-181506-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MCGL1.1.ER.190112T1424Z.190123T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
707 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE SLOWLY RISING TO NEAR 6.5 FEET BY  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THEN SLOWLY 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. IN ADDITION, BACKWATER FLOODING COULD  
POTENTIALLY IMPACT PORTIONS AREAS AROUND LAKE PALOURDE AND  
STEPHENSVILLE.  
* 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.  
 

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

 
 
LAC011-019-TXC351-361-181506-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0087.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DWYT2.2.ER.181104T1107Z.190110T0845Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
707 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SABINE RIVER NEAR DEWEYVILLE.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 5:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL SLOWLY FALL TO A STAGE NEAR 24.6 FEET  
BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
* 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.  
 

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

 
 
TXC241-457-181506-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0129.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/TBFT2.2.ER.190102T2109Z.190104T1730Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
707 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
THE FLOOD WARNING  
CONTINUES FOR  
THE NECHES RIVER NEAR TOWN BLUFF.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 68.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 68.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN AT A STAGE NEAR 68.4 FEET.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 65.0 FEET...AREAS AROUND BARLOW LAKE AND  
BRUSHY LAKE BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 64.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 62.0 FEET...THE RIVER IS AT BANKFULL  
STAGE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3099 9415 3053 9399 3053 9418 3079 9420 3096 9432  
 

 
 
TXC199-241-181506-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0112.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/EVDT2.1.ER.181229T0800Z.190107T1545Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
707 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NECHES RIVER NEAR EVADALE.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE SLOWLY FALLING TO A STAGE NEAR  
17.2 FEET BY LATE SATURDAY EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 17.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED WITH  
THE BOAT RAMPS AT EVADALE POSSIBLY BECOMING INACCESSIBLE. FLOODING  
CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE LOW-LYING AREAS OF THE LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY IN  
ORANGE COUNTY.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 13.0 FEET...THE RIVER IS AT BANKFULL  
STAGE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3053 9414 3053 9402 3022 9406 3022 9416  
 

 
 
TXC199-241-245-361-181506-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0115.000000T0000Z-190121T1200Z/  
/NSBT2.3.WT.181227T1015Z.190108T1245Z.190120T1200Z.NO/  
707 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NECHES RIVER AT NECHES RIVER SALTWATER BARRIER.  
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:15 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL TO BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3033 9404 3008 9401 3008 9413 3033 9421  
 

 
 
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