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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:07 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Bodcau bayou at bayou Bodcau Lake.
* From Saturday evening until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 170.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 172.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
continue to rise to near 176.8 feet by Wednesday evening.
Additional rises remain possible thereafter.


Lat... Lon 3282 9351 3289 9344 3272 9346 3270 9351 3277 9351




804 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
The Bayou Dorcheat at Lake Bistineau.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 142.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 142.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 143.6 feet by
Wednesday early afternoon then begin falling.


Lat... Lon 3253 9331 3240 9334 3239 9343 3241 9345 3253 9335




756 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Bayou Dorcheat at Dixie Inn.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 19.0 feet by
early Friday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... lowland flooding will continue for several
more days. The Bayou will slowly fall.


Lat... Lon 3282 9332 3253 9331 3253 9336 3259 9335 3282 9338


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756 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Bayou Dorcheat near Springhill.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.5 feet by
Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... expect extensive lowland flooding of
forestry resources.


Lat... Lon 3317 9339 3300 9335 3282 9332 3282 9338 3300 9343




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:29 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Arkansas, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma,
and northeast Texas, including the following areas, in
Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little
River, Miller, Nevada, Sevier, and Union. In northwest
Louisiana, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, and Webster. In
southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In northeast Texas, Bowie,
Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red
River, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and wood.

* Through late Saturday night.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
moving over the same areas will be possible late tonight and
especially Saturday, especially as these rains fall on already
saturated soils and full creeks and bayous.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:30 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 9 am to 6 PM CST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 9 am to 6 PM CST Saturday.

* Event... southerly winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to near 30 mph.

* Timing... Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* Impact... rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous
boating conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:29 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Arkansas, northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma,
and northeast Texas, including the following areas, in
Arkansas, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little
River, Miller, Nevada, Sevier, and Union. In northwest
Louisiana, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, and Webster. In
southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In northeast Texas, Bowie,
Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Red
River, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and wood.

* Through late Saturday night.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall with storms repeatedly
moving over the same areas will be possible late tonight and
especially Saturday, especially as these rains fall on already
saturated soils and full creeks and bayous.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don't drown.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.



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