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Flood Warning
Issued: 1:40 AM CST Feb. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Camden.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1:30 am Sunday morning the latest estimated stage was 37.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 40.0 feet
by Wednesday.
* Impacts at 40.0 feet... major flooding begins at this level.
Widespread residential flooding is possible in the Camden vicinity
and downstream. Much of the low lying areas along the river in
Ouachita and Calhoun counties will be flooded. Access to many homes
will be by boat.




             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed crest time date

Ouachita River
Camden 26 37.2 sun 01 am 39.0 39.7 40.0 40.0 06 am 02/28




Lat... Lon 3329 9261 3344 9280 3363 9289 3367 9275
3350 9264 3338 9247




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831 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 84.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 91.0 feet by
Sunday... March 4th.
* Impacts at 83.0 feet... access to oil and gas rigs and to Timber is
flooded. Calhoun County Road 131 is completely under water leading
to old lock 8 river access.
* Impacts at 85.0 feet... there may be some County roads along the
river flooded, requiring lengthy detours. River is high and swift,
boaters should be very cautious. Access to many oil and gas rigs
will be by boat only. Levee gates should be closed.
* Impacts at 88.0 feet... river is high enough to stop drainage from
Calion Lake. Heavy rainfall in the area could cause the lake to
rise towards several homes along the shore. Downstream, water
rising into undeveloped areas of the State Park at Moro Bay.
Widespread flooding of Timber, with access to many oil and gas rigs
flooded.
* Impacts at 90.0 feet... access to Thatcher lock and dam may be
affected. Many oil and gas rigs in the river bottoms can be reached
by boat only. Runoff into Calion Lake cannot drain to the river.
Levee gates should be closed. Downstream, minor impacts to the Moro
Bay State Park, some shallow water may be over the Road to the
campground.


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

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 84.3 Sat 07 PM 85.0 86.2 87.3 91.0 06 am 03/04




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212




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