Red River flood warning in effect until Friday night
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 07:43
The flood warning continues for the Red River near Alexandria, including Avoyelles Parish, from Thursday morning to late Friday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
At 8 p.m. Wednesday the stage was 30.2 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
Forecast: rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue to rise to near 33.0 feet by early tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by Friday afternoon.
Impact: at stages near 32.0 feet, flooding of lowland areas near the river occurs and recreational boating is affected.