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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:01 AM CDT May. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River near Alexandria.
* Until Tuesday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Thursday the stage was 33.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early Tuesday morning.
* 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.


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




1019 am CDT Thu may 23 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Acme
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Thursday the stage was 50.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 50.3 feet for the next 5 days.

              Flood observed forecast 7 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Black River
Acme 48 50.3 Thu 09 am 50.3 50.3 50.3




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