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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:20 AM CST Dec. 9, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near Glenmora.
* From this afternoon to late Thursday night... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:45 am Sunday the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 14.0 feet by Tuesday early afternoon. The river will
fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* Impact... at stages near 14.0 feet... some roads upstream from
Glenmora, including strothers crossing Road near the community of
Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
feet of water over the Road and are subject to being closed.
Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
* Impact... at stages near 12.0 feet... when the river is rising and
the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads
upstream from Glenmora, including strothers crossing Road near the
community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have
water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of
forested areas near the river will occur.


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