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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:12 PM CDT on May 29, 2015


... Flooding very similar to that of may of 1990 to develop on the
Red River through the first ten days of June...

... Latest Red River stages and forecast crest information...

The 11 am Friday stage on the Red River near DeKalb Texas at Pecan
Point was 34.9 feet. The river will rise slightly again and crest
near 35.3 feet by late Sunday evening. Flood stage near DeKalb is 24
feet.

The noon Friday stage on the Red River at index Arkansas north of
Texarkana was 27.3 feet. The river will rise and crest near 31 feet
June 2. Flood stage at index is 25 feet.

The noon Friday stage on the Red River at Fulton Arkansas was 24.6
feet. The river will rise and crest near 33 feet by June 4. Flood
stage at Fulton is 27 feet.

The noon Friday stage on the Red River at Shreveport Louisiana was
28.8 feet. The river will rise and crest near 34 feet by June 6.
Flood stage at Shreveport is 30 feet.

The noon stage on the Red River at Coushatta Louisiana was 31.6
feet. The river is expected to rise and crest near 36.5 feet by June
7. Flood stage at Coushatta is 31 feet.

The noon Friday stage on the Red River at Grand Ecore Louisiana was
36.0 feet. The Red River will rise and crest near 40.5 feet by June
8. 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 at extremely high water as well from stored flood waters.

After the Red River crests... very high water stages will continue on
the Red River through at least the end of July 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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