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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:42 AM CDT on May 29, 2015

Expires 12:42 PM EDT on May 30, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Coushatta, Louisiana.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1100 am Friday the stage was 31.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 31 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 36.5 feet by
June 7. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 38.0 feet... major and near-record flooding occurs.
Several secondary roads flood and must be closed. Louisiana Highway
515 closed due to backwater flooding into Loggy Bayou.
Additionally, Lake Bistineau will rise above flood pool stage due
to backwater. Louisiana Highway 480 will be closed as well. Cattle
and equipment should be moved to higher ground well away from levee
systems. Expect extensive flooding in and near levee systems.


Lat... Lon 3220 9342 3192 9321 3192 9330 3204 9342 3220 9350




859 am CDT Fri may 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Shreveport, Louisiana.
* From late Saturday night until further notice... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 800 am Friday the stage was 28.6 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
rise to near 34.0 feet by June 6. Additional rises remain
possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 34.0 feet... old Blanchard Highway just north of the
Cross Lake spillway is flooded and closed. Extensive backwater
flooding of Cross Bayou and Twelve Mile bayou begins. Also expect
flooding of Martin Luther King drive... and south fant Parkway.
High water will approach to near sci-port in downtown Shreveport and
flow over fant Parkway.


Lat... Lon 3273 9374 3220 9342 3220 9350 3273 9389 3273 9384





849 am CDT Fri may 29 2015

... Forecast flooding increased from moderate to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Fulton, Arkansas.
* From Saturday afternoon until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 800 am Friday the stage was 24.3 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 33.0 feet by next Thursday morning.
* Impact... expect extensive flooding between and near levee systems.
Move livestock and equipment to higher ground. Expect extensive
backwater flooding up the lower Little River below Millwood Lake.
This flood will be very similar to that of may of 1990.



Lat... Lon 3359 9399 3365 9382 3325 9365 3325 9376 3358 9384





638 am CDT Fri may 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cypress bayou at Wallace Lake.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 600 am Friday the stage was 152 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 151 feet.
* Forecast... expect little change through Saturday morning as the
lake crests at 152 feet.
* Impact... at 151.0 feet... high water will overflow and result in some
significant flooding on some secondary roadways around the southern
Kingston Road area. Livestock near the lake should be moved to
higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3235 9378 3234 9370 3232 9367 3231 9372 3234 9376





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:31 PM CDT on May 29, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 30, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Arkansas... northwest Louisiana...
southeast Oklahoma and northeast Texas... including the
following areas... in southwest Arkansas... Hempstead...
Howard... Lafayette... Little River... Miller... Nevada and
Sevier. In northwest Louisiana... Bossier and Caddo. In
southeast Oklahoma... McCurtain. In northeast Texas...
Bowie... Camp... Cass... Cherokee... Franklin... Gregg...
Harrison... Marion... Morris... Panola... Red River... Rusk...
Smith... Titus... Upshur and wood.

* Through Saturday evening

* showers and thunderstorms will increase in coverage and
intensity through Saturday as an upper level tough and a cold
front edge slowly eastward. Locally heavy rainfall amounts of
one to three inches are expected... with isolated higher
amounts to near four inches. The soil remains saturated and
this new rainfall will quickly runoff into our already swollen
local and area wide drainage systems.

* Low lying and poor drainage areas... especially in the vicinity
of rapidly rising bayous... creeks and streams... will be most
prone to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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