Northern Jasper Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 8:38 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neches River near town Bluff.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:16 PM Saturday the stage was 68.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 64.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 68.5 feet.

Lat... Lon 3096 9432 3079 9420 3053 9418 3053 9399 3099 9415

1049 am CDT Sat may 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neches River at Rockland, Texas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1000 am Saturday the stage was 26.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 28.5 feet by
Monday evening then begin falling.
* Impact... at 28.0 feet... water will begin to flood several secondary
roadways especially in the smith's Ferry community.

Lat... Lon 3107 9455 3104 9423 3090 9420 3101 9440 3103 9455

633 PM CDT Fri may 22 2015

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
the Neches River affecting...
northwestern Orange County in southeastern Texas...
east central Hardin County in southeastern Texas...
southern Jasper County in southeastern Texas...

* until 630 PM CDT Friday

* at 627 PM CDT... reporting gauges indicate reporting gauges indicated
minor flooding continues along the Neches River from near Weiss Bluff
to the saltwater barrier. The water levels are estimated to be near
14.2 feet and the latest reading at the saltwater barrier is near 4.5
feet. The river fall over the past 24 hours... mainly due to northerly
winds. Southerly winds along with continued high water on the Neches
will cause the river to rise back up to between 4.5 and 5 feet on
Saturday. In addition... heavy rainfall is forecast that will keep the
river above flood stage for the next several weeks.

These water levels will cause flooding to low lying communities along
the river in northwest Orange County from around Lake View to the
saltwater barrier.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lakeview and Weiss Bluff.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Lat... Lon 3033 9414 3033 9407 3017 9408 3014 9410
      3015 9411 3017 9412 3017 9416


Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:58 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from 9 am CDT this morning
through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Louisiana and Texas... including the following
areas... in Louisiana... Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron...
   Vernon and West Cameron. In Texas... Hardin... Jefferson...
northern Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper...
   southern Newton and Tyler.

* From 9 am CDT this morning through Tuesday morning

* multiple rounds of heavy rain will fall on already saturated
ground in southeast Texas and west Louisiana. Area averages
are expected to range from 3 to 5 inches with isolated higher

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises.

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.