Bossier Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 6:36 AM CDT on May 22, 2015

... The Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Red Chute bayou at Sligo, Louisiana.
* Until Monday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 600 am Friday the stage was 32.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 31 feet.
* Forecast... The Bayou will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late Sunday.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet... overflow will begin to affect the small
Mobile Home Park in the Sligo community just south of the
Sligo-Caplis Highway. Also expect flooding of farmland in southern
Bossier Parish between Red Chute bayou and the Flat River.
Livestock should be moved to higher ground.
* Upstream on Red Chute bayou at Dogwood trail... the 545 am Friday
stage was 20.5 feet. Expect Red Chute bayou to recede to near
20.3 feet at Dogwood trail by Saturday morning.


Lat... Lon 3259 9362 3229 9344 3228 9347 3244 9362 3258 9365





841 PM CDT Thu may 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Bayou Dorcheat at Lake Bistineau.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 142.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 142.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 143.0 feet by
midnight tomorrow. Additional rises remain possible
thereafter.


Lat... Lon 3253 9331 3240 9334 3239 9343 3241 9345 3253 9335





841 PM CDT Thu may 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Bayou Dorcheat at Dixie Inn.
* Until Tuesday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Monday evening.


Lat... Lon 3282 9332 3253 9331 3253 9336 3259 9335 3282 9338




813 PM CDT Thu may 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Coushatta.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 31.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 31.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 33.0 feet by
Sunday morning. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.


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





1002 am CDT Thu may 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Bodcau bayou at bayou Bodcau Lake.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 900 am Thursday the pool stage was 179.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood pool stage is 172 feet.
* Forecast... expect little change through Friday morning.


Lat... Lon 3282 9351 3289 9344 3272 9346 3270 9351 3277 9351





949 am CDT Thu may 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Shreveport, Louisiana.
* From Wednesday evening until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 900 am Thursday the stage was 28.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Wednesday evening and continue
to rise to near 31.5 feet by may 30. Additional rises remain possible
thereafter.
* Impact... at 31.0 feet... russel Road will be overflowed and closed
between Blanchard Highway and I-220 in North Shreveport. High water
will approach the fant and Teague parkways on both tises of the river.
* Additional very heavy rainfall remains quite possible over the entire
upper Red River basin during the next seven days. Upwards of eight
eight remain possible through the middle of next week across
the Red River and its tributaries in southern Oklahoma and North Texas.
Red River basin reservoirs including Lake Texoma continue to fill as this
very wet Spring of 2015 continues. Soils remain saturated across North
Texas and southern Oklahoma and nearly all of the red river's tributaries
remain above flood stage.
* Area farmers... ranchers... and residents on the Red River need to closely
monitor the weather and Red River stages through the first week of June.
A major flood event could develop during this Memorial Day weekend
and into the final week of may.


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





Public Information Statement
Statement as of 11:40 PM CDT on May 21, 2015

... Flood potential increasing on the Red River...

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

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 24.3 feet. The river is expected to rise and crest near
30.6 feet by Sunday morning... may 24. Flood stage near DeKalb Texas
is 24 feet.

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was
20.4 feet. The river will rise to near 23.4 feet by Tuesday... may
26th. Flood stage is 27 feet.

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana
was 28.7 feet. The river will continue to rise and crest near 31.5
feet by Saturday... may 30th. Flood stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was
31.8 feet. The river is expected to rise to 33 feet by the end of
may. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana
was 35.9 feet. The Red River will rise to near 37 feet by the
beginning of June. Flood stage at Grand Ecore is 33 feet.

Additional very heavy rainfall is expected across the Red River
basin both upstream and downstream of Lake Texoma in North Texas
throughout this upcoming Memorial Day Holiday weekend. 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 quite
high as well from stored flood waters.

Area residents... ranchers... and farmers in northeast Texas and
southeast Oklahoma along the Red River need to closely monitor
weather conditions as well as closely monitor river and lake stages
through the first week of June. If a Flood Warning for major
flooding is issued... be prepared to act quickly to protect
life... property... and livestock.