Bowie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 12:33 PM CDT on May 29, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sulphur river near Naples, Texas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 700 am Friday the stage was 28.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 29.0 feet by
Saturday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 31.0 feet... expect flooding to continue for several more
days.


Lat... Lon 3331 9466 3328 9456 3330 9447 3324 9462 3326 9466




856 am CDT Fri may 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at index, Arkansas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 800 am Friday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 31.0 feet by
Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... the Highway 71 bridge closes at 27 feet. Also expect
extensive flooding between and near levee systems. This flooding
will compare to that of may of 1990.


Lat... Lon 3367 9448 3360 9430 3359 9399 3351 9398 3355 9448





856 am CDT Fri may 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River near DeKalb, Texas. At Pecan Point.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 800 am Friday the stage was 34.2 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 35.3 feet by
early Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... near record flooding occurs. Some twenty five
thousand acres flood. All establishments and residences, including
farms and ranches, should be completely evacuated.


Lat... Lon 3397 9516 3367 9448 3359 9448 3367 9475 3391 9516




Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:31 PM CDT on May 29, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Arkansas... northwest Louisiana...
southeast Oklahoma and northeast Texas... including the
following areas... in southwest Arkansas... Hempstead...
Howard... Lafayette... Little River... Miller... Nevada and
Sevier. In northwest Louisiana... Bossier and Caddo. In
southeast Oklahoma... McCurtain. In northeast Texas...
Bowie... Camp... Cass... Cherokee... Franklin... Gregg...
Harrison... Marion... Morris... Panola... Red River... Rusk...
Smith... Titus... Upshur and wood.

* Through Saturday evening

* showers and thunderstorms will increase in coverage and
intensity through Saturday as an upper level tough and a cold
front edge slowly eastward. Locally heavy rainfall amounts of
one to three inches are expected... with isolated higher
amounts to near four inches. The soil remains saturated and
this new rainfall will quickly runoff into our already swollen
local and area wide drainage systems.

* Low lying and poor drainage areas... especially in the vicinity
of rapidly rising bayous... creeks and streams... will be most
prone to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:12 PM CDT on May 29, 2015

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

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

The 11 am Friday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 34.9 feet. The river will rise slightly again and crest
near 35.3 feet by late Sunday evening. Flood stage near DeKalb is 24
feet.

The noon Friday stage on the Red River at index Arkansas north of
Texarkana was 27.3 feet. The river will rise and crest near 31 feet
June 2. Flood stage at index is 25 feet.

The noon Friday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was 24.6
feet. The river will rise and crest near 33 feet by June 4. Flood
stage at Fulton is 27 feet.

The noon Friday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana was
28.8 feet. The river will rise and crest near 34 feet by June 6.
Flood stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The noon stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was 31.6
feet. The river is expected to rise and crest near 36.5 feet by June
7. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The noon Friday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana was
36.0 feet. The Red River will rise and crest near 40.5 feet by June
8. 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 at extremely high water 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 end 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.