TX WFO SHREVEPORT Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO SHREVEPORT Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, January 26, 2023

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FLOOD WARNING

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Shreveport LA

807 PM CST Wed Jan 25 2023

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

Angelina River Near Lufkin affecting Angelina, Cherokee and

Nacogdoches Counties.

For the Angelina River...including Alto, Lufkin...Minor flooding is

forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood

deaths occur in vehicles.

For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website

address into your favorite web browser URL bar:

water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

The next statement will be issued Thursday evening at 815 PM CST.

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Angelina River Near Lufkin.

* WHEN...Until further notice.

* IMPACTS...At 162.0 feet, Minor lowland to diminish and end on the

lower Angelina River.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...

- At 7:45 PM CST Wednesday the stage was 162.6 feet.

- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours

ending at 7:45 PM CST Wednesday was 162.6 feet.

- Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 162.7

feet just after midnight tonight.

- Flood stage is 161.0 feet.

- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Attoyac Bayou Near Chireno.

* WHEN...Until Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...At 14.0 feet, Expect lowland flooding for the next

several days of the heavily wooded floodplain. Ranchers that have

cattle and equipment near the river should move them to higher

ground.

- At 7:30 PM CST Wednesday the stage was 13.7 feet.

- Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage

late tomorrow morning to a crest of 14.9 feet early Friday

morning. It will then fall below flood stage early Saturday

morning.

- Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

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