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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:26 PM CDT on May 21, 2015

Expires 1:26 PM EDT on May 22, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 86.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 85.9 feet
by Saturday morning. However additional rainfall is expected this
weekend. Please monitor the latest forecasts for any updates.
* Impacts at 85.0 feet... there may be some County roads along the
river flooded, requiring lengthy detours. River is high and swift,
boaters should be very cautious. Access to many oil and gas rigs
will be by boat only. Levee gates should be closed.


             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun Mon Tue

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 86.4 Thu 07 PM 86.3 85.9 85.3 84.7 84.1




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212





911 PM CDT Thu may 21 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Felsenthal.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 72.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 70.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 75.0 feet by
Monday morning. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 75.0 feet... flooding in the Felsenthal National Wildlife
Refuge will continue for at least another ten days.


Lat... Lon 3300 9210 3311 9217 3318 9212 3307 9211 3300 9205





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:40 PM CDT on May 21, 2015


... Flood potential increasing on the Red River...

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

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 24.3 feet. The river is expected to rise and crest near
30.6 feet by Sunday morning... may 24. Flood stage near DeKalb Texas
is 24 feet.

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was
20.4 feet. The river will rise to near 23.4 feet by Tuesday... may
26th. Flood stage is 27 feet.

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana
was 28.7 feet. The river will continue to rise and crest near 31.5
feet by Saturday... may 30th. Flood stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was
31.8 feet. The river is expected to rise to 33 feet by the end of
may. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The 11 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana
was 35.9 feet. The Red River will rise to near 37 feet by the
beginning of June. Flood stage at Grand Ecore is 33 feet.

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

Area residents... ranchers... and farmers in northeast Texas and
southeast Oklahoma along the Red River need to closely monitor
weather conditions as well as closely monitor river and lake stages
through the first week of June. If a Flood Warning for major
flooding is issued... be prepared to act quickly to protect
life... property... and livestock.


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