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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:24 AM CDT on May 28, 2015

Expires 2:23 AM EDT on May 29, 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 am Thursday the stage was 84.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 85.0 feet for the next
several days.
* 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 84.8 Thu 07 am 84.7 84.6 84.7 84.7 84.7




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






903 am CDT Thu may 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Felsenthal, Arkansas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 800 am Thursday the pool stage was 73.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 70 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 74.0 feet by
by Friday morning.
* 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 9:30 AM CDT on May 28, 2015


... Flooding very similar to that of may of 1990 to develop on the
Red River through the first week of June...

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

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 34.6 feet. The river is currently at a flat crest. Flood
stage near DeKalb Texas is 24 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at index Arkansas north of
Texarkana was 24.9 feet. The river will rise and crest near 30 feet
June 1. Flood stage is 25 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was 22.3
feet. The river will rise and crest near 32 feet by June 3. Flood
stage is 27 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana was
estimated 28.1 feet. The river will rise and crest near 33.0 by June
5. Flood stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was
31.5 feet. The river is expected to rise and crest near 35.5 feet by
June 6. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The 7 am Thursday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana
was 36.0 feet. The Red River will rise and crest near 38.5 feet by
June 7. Flood stage at Grand Ecore is 33 feet.

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.

After the Red River crests... very high water stages will continue on
the Red River through at least the Independence day of the Fourth of
July due to very high flood control Reservoir pool stages across
much of the Red River basin.

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.

Listed below are similar crests on the Red River at Coushatta and
Grand Ecore during the flood of March of 2001.

Coushatta Louisiana 35.2 feet during March 9 of 2001.

Grand Ecore Louisiana 39.4 feet during March 9 and 10 of 2001.


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