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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:58 AM CDT on May 28, 2015

Expires 9:58 AM EDT on May 29, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Sulphur river below Talco, Texas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 815 am Thursday the stage was 25.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 24.4 feet
by Friday morning. Also the river crested at 26.8 feet during
Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet... expect moderate flooding of lowland areas
with some secondary roadways closed. All cattle and equipment
nearby the river should be moved to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3338 9530 3341 9488 3331 9466 3326 9466 3331 9478




833 am CDT Thu may 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River near DeKalb, Texas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 700 am Thursday the stage was 34.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 34.5 feet by this
Thursday afternoon.
* Impact... at 34.5 feet... near record flooding of some twenty thousand
acres will continue. Severe backwater flooding of Pecan and Nolan
bayous occurs. The U.S. Highway 259 bridge approaches flood. Texas
Highway bridges 8 and 37 will likely flood and close. Move
livestock and equipment to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3397 9516 3367 9448 3359 9448 3367 9475 3391 9516




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:40 PM 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 2 PM Thursday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 34.69 feet. The river is currently at a flat crest. Flood
stage near DeKalb is 24 feet.

The 2 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at index Arkansas north of
Texarkana was 25.52 feet. The river will rise and crest near 30
feet June 1. Flood stage at index is 25 feet.

The 2 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was
22.69 feet. The river will rise and crest near 32 feet by June 3.
Flood stage at Fulton is 27 feet.

The 2 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana was
28.16 feet. The river will rise and crest near 33 by June 5. Flood
stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The 2 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was
31.54 feet. The river is expected to rise and crest near 35.5 feet
by June 6. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The 2 PM Thursday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana
was 36.02 feet. The Red River will rise and crest near 40 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 Independence day of the Fourth of
July weekend 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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Alabama - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Special Statement
Colorado - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Illinois - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Maine - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Rhode Island - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Special Statement
South Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
South Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Special Weather Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement