044  
WGUS84 KLCH 231736  
FLSLCH  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1136 AM CST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...  
 
CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
LOUISIANA...TEXAS..  
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY  
SABINE RIVER NEAR DEWEYVILLE  
 
LAC099-101-241736-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MCGL1.2.ER.200215T1500Z.200303T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1136 AM CST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AT MORGAN CITY.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 11:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 7.0 FEET BY  
TUESDAY MORNING MARCH 3.  
* 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.  
 

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

 
 
LAC079-241736-  
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-200227T1200Z/  
/GLML1.1.ER.200213T0305Z.200225T0600Z.200227T0600Z.NO/  
1136 AM CST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 10:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 12.5 FEET BY  
TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
THURSDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 12.0 FEET...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.  
 

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

 
 
LAC011-019-TXC351-361-241736-  
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0015.200224T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DWYT2.1.ER.200224T0000Z.200225T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1136 AM CST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE SABINE RIVER NEAR DEWEYVILLE.  
* FROM THIS EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 10:45 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 24.1 FEET BY TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.  
* 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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