150  
WGUS84 KLCH 210116  
FLSLCH  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
715 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...TEXAS...  
 
SABINE RIVER NEAR DEWEYVILLE  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA..  
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY  
CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA  
 
LAC099-101-220114-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MCGL1.2.ER.200215T1500Z.200303T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
715 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
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 6.3 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 7.2 FEET BY  
TUESDAY MORNING ON MARCH 3RD 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. 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.  
* 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  
 

 
 
LAC079-220114-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/GLML1.1.ER.200213T0305Z.200224T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
715 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.1 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 12.5 FEET BY MONDAY 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  
 

 
 
LAC011-019-TXC351-361-220114-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0015.200223T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DWYT2.1.ER.200223T0000Z.200223T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
715 PM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SABINE RIVER NEAR DEWEYVILLE.  
* FROM SATURDAY EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.3 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 24.1 FEET BY SUNDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL  
RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* 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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