WGUS44 KLCH 051717

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
1117 AM CST Sat Jan 5 2019

...The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...

  Atchafalaya River At Morgan City

1117 AM CST Sat Jan 5 2019

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* from Tuesday January 15 until further notice...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
  to rise to near 6.5 feet by Wednesday evening.
* 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
* 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