Union Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 8:48 AM CDT on April 26, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Felsenthal.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 am Sunday the stage was 74.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 70.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 75.5 feet by
early Tuesday morning. Additional rises remain possible
thereafter.
* Impact... at 75.0 feet... flooding in the Felsenthal National Wildlife
Refuge will continue for at least another ten days.


Lat... Lon 3300 9210 3311 9217 3318 9212 3307 9211 3300 9205




845 am CDT sun Apr 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 am Sunday the stage was 80.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 84.1 feet by
Friday morning.
* 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.




             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 80.6 sun 06 am 82.0 83.0 83.5 83.9 84.1




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






Record Report
Statement as of 8:30 PM CDT on April 25, 2015

... Daily high maximum temperature records tied or broken on April
25th...

Location old record new record years of data
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Shreveport la 88 in 1925 89 in 2015 records since 1874
Lufkin TX 91 in 1975 91 in 2015 records since 1906
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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:30 am CDT on April 26, 2015

... Storm damage survey to be conducted today in northern
Louisiana and southern Arkansas...

National Weather Service meteorologists will be conducting a storm
damage survey across Claiborne and Union parishes in northern
Louisiana and Union County in southern Arkansas. This is a result
of damage reported during an outbreak of severe thunderstorms on
Friday, April 24th. Official damage assessments will come after
the survey has been completed.