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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:43 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Acme
* from Wednesday March 14 until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 36.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Wednesday March 14.


              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue crest time date

Black River
Acme 48 36.2 Sat 08 PM 36.1 38.0 39.7 48.0 07 am 03/14




Lat... Lon 3120 9208 3139 9199 3141 9168 3124 9166
      3100 9165 3100 9173






802 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River near Alexandria.
* From Monday evening until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 26.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday evening and continue to
rise to near 36.5 feet by Thursday evening.
* Impact... at stages near 35.0 feet... considerable overflow below
Alexandria to the confluence with the Black River occurs. Backwater
flooding worsens along inflow bayous that drain into the Red River.
* Impact... at stages near 33.0 feet... backwater flooding begins
along bayou Maria and Huffman creeks east of Pineville.
* Impact... at stages near 32.0 feet... flooding of lowland areas near
the river occurs and recreational boating is affected.
* Impact... at stages near 31.0 feet... some of the outfall canals are
slowed or not allowed to drain into the river between 31 and 32
feet. Depending on rainfall this could cause flooding along some of
the bayous, especially along bayou rigolette.
* Impact... at stages near 28.0 feet... overflow occurs on Floodway
side of levee from gauge to Acme. Recreational boaters should use
extreme caution due to High River flows.


Lat... Lon 3125 9227 3138 9185 3122 9173 3105 9223
      3143 9285 3160 9271