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Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:15 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Big Cypress bayou at Caddo Lake at Mooringsport, Louisiana.
* From Wednesday morning to late Thursday night... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 700 am Sunday the pool stage was 171.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood pool stage is 172 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Wednesday morning.
* Impact... minor lowland flooding. Overflow of access roadways.

Lat... Lon 3278 9418 3281 9400 3270 9392 3266 9404 3267 9412

908 am CDT sun may 24 2015

... The Flood Warning extended until further notice... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Black Cypress Bayou at Jefferson, Texas.
* From Monday morning until further notice... or until the warning is
* At 900 am Sunday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday late morning and
continue to rise to near 14.0 feet by Tuesday early afternoon.
* Impact... at 13.0 feet... lowland flooding will affect mainly Timber

Lat... Lon 3297 9448 3275 9425 3275 9433 3278 9440 3289 9450

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:36 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas... Louisiana... southeast Oklahoma and
Texas... including the following areas... in Arkansas...
Columbia... Hempstead... Howard... Lafayette... Little River...
Miller... Nevada... Sevier and Union. In Louisiana... Bienville...
   Bossier... Caddo... Caldwell... Claiborne... De Soto... Grant...
Jackson... La Salle... Lincoln... Natchitoches... Ouachita... Red
River... Sabine... Union... Webster and Winn. In southeast
Oklahoma... McCurtain. In Texas... Angelina... Bowie... Camp...
Cass... Cherokee... Franklin... Gregg... Harrison... Marion...
Morris... Nacogdoches... Panola... Red River... Rusk... Sabine...
San Augustine... Shelby... Smith... Titus... Upshur and wood.

* Through Tuesday morning

* showers and thunderstorms will continue over the area this
afternoon and overnight southeast Oklahoma... southwest
Arkansas... East Texas and northwest and north central
Louisiana... ahead of a strong upper level disturbance.That will
lift northeast across the region. Locally heavy rainfall will
occur in the stronger storms... falling over already saturated
grounds. Rainfall amounts of one to three inches... with isolated
higher amounts... are expected this afternoon and tonight.
Another strong upper level disturbance will move through the
region late Monday afternoon and Monday night... resulting in
another round of locally heavy rainfall. Rainfall amounts with
this second system will range from two to in excess of four
inches... with the two day storm total amounts ranging from three
to six inches... with locally higher amounts. This will result in
increased runoff and flash flooding.Al for flash flooding.

* Low lying and poor drainage areas... especially in the vicinity
of rapidly rising creeks and very heavy rainfall... 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.
Do not cross moving water on roadways... bridges... and at low
water crossings. Road surfaces and culverts can be washed out.

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles attempting to cross in high water.

Local Storm Report

05/24/2015 1232 PM

10 miles E of Ore City, Marion County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.

            Multiple trees down on 3612... 3503... 3511 all over
            east side of Marion County... power out in Grey area.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:11 am CDT on May 24, 2015

... Major flooding threat increasing on the Red River...

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

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

Area residents... ranchers... and farmers in northeast
Texas... southwest Arkansas... northern Louisiana... and southeast
Oklahoma along the Red River need to very closely monitor weather
conditions as well as closely monitor river and lake stages through
the first week of June. As heavy rainfall develops through Memorial
Day Monday across much of the Red River basin... major flooding will
develop on the Red River and its tributaries across North Texas and
south Oklahoma.

This developing Red River flood event has high potential to be
similar to that of may of 1990. If a Flood Warning is issued for
major flooding on the Red River... area residents... ranchers... and
farmers need to be prepared to act immediately to protect
life... property... and livestock!

The 5 am Sunday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 28.9 feet. The river is expected to rise to near 32.6 feet
by Tuesday evening. Additional rises are possible. Flood stage near
DeKalb Texas is 24 feet.

The 6 am Sunday stage on the Red River at index Arkansas north of
Texarkana was 15.7 feet. The river will crest near 24.4 feet by
Thursday. Additional rises remain possible thereafter with major
flooding quite possible across southwest Arkansas. Flood stage is
25 feet.

The 6 am Sunday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was 19.9
feet. The river will rise to near 22 feet by Thursday morning.
Additional rises are possible thereafter with major flooding quite
possible across southwest Arkansas. Flood stage is 27 feet.

The 6 am Sunday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana was
28.3 feet. The river will continue to rise to near 31.5 feet by the
first of June. Flood stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The 6 am Sunday stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was
31.9 feet. The river is expected to rise to 33 feet by the end of
may. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The 6 am Sunday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana was
36.0 feet. The Red River will rise to near 37 feet by the beginning
of June. Flood stage at Grand Ecore is 33 feet.

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.

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