Northern Jasper

Statement as of 10:17 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neches River near town Bluff.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 PM Sunday the stage was 68.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 64.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 68.8 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon. Additional rises may be possible

Lat... Lon 3096 9432 3079 9420 3053 9418 3053 9399 3099 9415

633 PM CDT Fri may 22 2015

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
the Neches River affecting...
northwestern Orange County in southeastern Texas...
east central Hardin County in southeastern Texas...
southern Jasper County in southeastern Texas...

* until 630 PM CDT Friday

* at 627 PM CDT... reporting gauges indicate reporting gauges indicated
minor flooding continues along the Neches River from near Weiss Bluff
to the saltwater barrier. The water levels are estimated to be near
14.2 feet and the latest reading at the saltwater barrier is near 4.5
feet. The river fall over the past 24 hours... mainly due to northerly
winds. Southerly winds along with continued high water on the Neches
will cause the river to rise back up to between 4.5 and 5 feet on
Saturday. In addition... heavy rainfall is forecast that will keep the
river above flood stage for the next several weeks.

These water levels will cause flooding to low lying communities along
the river in northwest Orange County from around Lake View to the
saltwater barrier.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lakeview and Weiss Bluff.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Lat... Lon 3033 9414 3033 9407 3017 9408 3014 9410
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