Lower St. Martin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:15 AM CDT Apr. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Atchafalaya River at Morgan City.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Sunday the stage was 6.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 6.3 feet.
* Impact... at stages near 6.0 feet... flood stage. The city dock will
be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview front
street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger
river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly
enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.
* Impact... at stages near 5.0 feet... floodwall gates will be closed
to protect against higher stages. Vessel traffic will be affected
by stronger river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be
strictly enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... action stage. Water will move
up the bank and across access roads below the city dock. Floodwall
gates should be closed by the 5 foot stage to protect against
higher stages. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger river
current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly enforced
by the U.S. Coast Guard.


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