Lock 1 Lower Gage is at 20.96' a fall of 6.68' since 21 December.
ACME is at 17.93' a fall of 5.92' since 21 December, and projected to fall to 17.4' by 1 January.
Red River Landing (Mississippi River) is at 31.98' the same level since 21 December.
It is projected to fall to 25.4' by 10 January.
** Shreveport is at 15.14', a fall of 3.36' since 21 December, but projected to rise to 16.0 by 30 December.
** Coushatta is at 24.72, a fall of 0.9' since 21 December and holding this level (pool is 24.2'). Trigger stage is 29'.
** Grand Ecore is at 20.72', a fall of 2.02' since 21 December and holding this level (pool is 20'). Trigger stage is 25'.
** Alexandria is at 20.64, a fall of 1.29' since 21 December and holding this level (pool is 19'). Trigger stage is 23' & Action 24'.
The 5 Day weather forecast indicates 3" to 4" of rain for the Red River Valley uncontrolled areas.
It is predicted for Thursday-Friday (29-30 Dec) and Monday-Tuesday (2-3 Jan).
At this time there is no need for any action and we will monitor river levels.
Tows are encouraged to report any problem areas, especially as the river falls.
Richard Brontoli, Executive Director
Red River Valley Association
P.O. Box 709
Shreveport, LA 71162