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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:54 AM CDT on May 28, 2015

Expires 11:54 AM EDT on May 29, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Coushatta, Louisiana.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Thursday the stage was 31.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 31 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 35.5 feet by
June 6. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... moderate flooding occurs. Severe backwater
flooding occurs from the confluence of the Red River with Loggy
Bayou through the Lower Flat river and Red Chute bayou in southern
Bossier Parish. Cattle and equipment should be moved to higher
ground away from levees.


Lat... Lon 3220 9342 3192 9321 3192 9330 3204 9342 3220 9350




1054 am CDT Thu may 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Shreveport, Louisiana.
* From late Sunday night until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 1000 am Thursday the stage was 28.1 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
continue to rise to near 33.0 feet by June 5.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet... Martin Luther King drive at mccain creek in
North Shreveport flooded and closed. Also expect major backwater
flooding on Cross Bayou and Twelve Mile bayous as well as mccain
creek.


Lat... Lon 3273 9374 3220 9342 3220 9350 3273 9389 3273 9384




833 am CDT Thu may 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Fulton, Arkansas.
* From Saturday afternoon until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 800 am Thursday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Saturday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 32.0 feet by Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 32.0 feet... farmers and ranchers highly advised to
evacuate cattle and machinery to higher ground in the Little River
valley below Millwood Lake to the confluence of the little and red
rivers. Expect considerable flooding between levees as well as near
levees.


Lat... Lon 3359 9399 3365 9382 3325 9365 3325 9376 3358 9384




653 am CDT Thu may 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cypress bayou at Wallace Lake south of Shreveport, Louisiana.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 600 am Thursday the stage was 151.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 151 feet.
* Forecast... expect little change through Friday morning as the
lake crests near 151.8 feet.
* Impact... at 151.0 feet... high water will overflow and result in some
significant flooding on some secondary roadways around the southern
Kingston Road area. Livestock near the lake should be moved to
higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3235 9378 3234 9370 3232 9367 3231 9372 3234 9376




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:30 AM CDT on May 28, 2015


... Flooding very similar to that of may of 1990 to develop on the
Red River through the first week of June...

... Latest Red River stages and forecast crest information...

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 34.6 feet. The river is currently at a flat crest. Flood
stage near DeKalb Texas is 24 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at index Arkansas north of
Texarkana was 24.9 feet. The river will rise and crest near 30 feet
June 1. Flood stage is 25 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was 22.3
feet. The river will rise and crest near 32 feet by June 3. Flood
stage is 27 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana was
estimated 28.1 feet. The river will rise and crest near 33.0 by June
5. Flood stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was
31.5 feet. The river is expected to rise and crest near 35.5 feet by
June 6. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana
was 36.0 feet. The Red River will rise and crest near 38.5 feet by
June 7. Flood stage at Grand Ecore is 33 feet.

Nearly all of the red river's tributaries in southern Oklahoma and
North Texas remain above flood stage. Soils in the Red River basin
remain saturated from this very wet Spring of 2015. Also Lake
Texoma on the Red River and tributary reservoirs to the Red River
remain very high as well from stored flood waters.

After the Red River crests... very high water stages will continue on
the Red River through at least the Independence day of the Fourth of
July due to very high flood control Reservoir pool stages across
much of the Red River basin.

Listed below are the crests and dates for the flood of may of 1990
on the Red River.

Pecan Point north of DeKalb Texas 34.4 feet during may 6 of 1990.

Index Arkansas north of Texarkana 32.3 feet during may 10 of 1990.

Fulton Arkansas 34.3 feet during may 12 of 1990.

Shreveport Louisiana 34.5 feet during may 15 of 1990.

Coushatta Louisiana 37.5 feet during may 17 of 1990.

Grand Ecore Louisiana 40.7 feet during may 18 of 1990.

Listed below are similar crests on the Red River at Coushatta and
Grand Ecore during the flood of March of 2001.

Coushatta Louisiana 35.2 feet during March 9 of 2001.

Grand Ecore Louisiana 39.4 feet during March 9 and 10 of 2001.


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