LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A lot more water is flowing through the Toledo Bend Spillway.
All 11 gates are open by 2 feet.
Of course, the gates opening brings back memories of the historic flood of 2016 on the Sabine River.
As a comparison, right now 22,000 cubic feet per second is flowing out the spillway.
That sounds like a lot, but back in March 2016, the highest rate was 207,000 cubic feet per second - twice the rate of Niagara Falls.