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Flood Warning issued July 30 at 8:21PM CDT by NWS Lake Charles LA

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in

Whisky Chitto Creek Near Mittie
Calcasieu River Near Oberlin
Calcasieu River Near Kinder
Bayou Nezpique Near Basile
Mermentau River Near Mermentau
Sabine River Near Deweyville

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Atchafalaya River At Morgan City
Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay

The Flood Warning continues for
The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until further notice…or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast…The river will continue rising to near 7.0 feet by after
midnight tomorrow. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact…At stages near 7.0 feet…Buildings at the foot of Ann
Street on the river side of the flood wall will flood as water
overtops the Rio Oil Company dock. Buildings on the river side of
the Berwick floodwall will flood. River traffic restrictions will
be strictly enforced. In addition, backwater flooding could
potentially impact portions areas around Lake Palourde and

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