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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:20 AM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until further notice... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Calcasieu River near Glenmora.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 am Tuesday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by
tomorrow evening then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 14.0 feet... some roads upstream from
Glenmora, including strothers crossing Road near the community of
Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
feet of water over the Road and are subject to being closed.
Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
* 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.


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