Flood Warning Continues at Grand Ecore

GrandEncoreTHE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE RED RIVER AT GRAND ECORE, LOUISIANA. * UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE… OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED. * AT 900 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 36.0 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 33 FEET. * FORECAST… THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 37.0 FEET BY THE START OF JUNE ADDITIONAL RISES REMAIN POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.

IMPACT… AT 38.0 FEET… THE LOW PART OF THE LEVEE FROM NORTH OF GRAND ECORE WILL BE OVERFLOWED WITH SEVERAL HUNDRED ACRES FLOODED. EXPECT MAJOR BACKWATER FLOODING UP THROUGH BAYOU PIERRE AS WELL.

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