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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 8:03 AM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2016


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 129 remains in effect until 1100 am CDT
for the following locations


La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Acadia Allen Avoyelles
Beauregard Bienville Calcasieu
Caldwell Cameron De Soto
Evangeline Grant Jackson
Jefferson Davis Lafayette La Salle
Lincoln Natchitoches Ouachita
Rapides Red River Sabine
St. Landry Vermilion Vernon
Winn




Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:51 PM CDT on April 29, 2016

Expires 9:34 AM EDT on April 30, 2016


The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Mermentau river near Mermentau.
* Until Saturday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Friday the stage was 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
towards midnight.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor lowland flooding near the
river will occur.


Lat... Lon 3025 9266 3004 9276 3004 9260 3019 9254 3024 9255





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:08 AM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Louisiana... south central Louisiana and
southwest Louisiana... including the following areas... in
central Louisiana... Avoyelles... Evangeline... Rapides and St.
Landry. In south central Louisiana... Lafayette. In southwest
Louisiana... Acadia... Allen and Jefferson Davis.

* Through Sunday morning

* rainfall amounts of two to five inches is possible in the watch
area... with locally higher amounts.

* Primary impacts will be flash flooding of low lying locations
especially in urban areas with poor drainage or along low
lying rural roads. Flooding of streams... creeks and bayous can
be expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Special Statement

Statement as of 7:48 AM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 9:45 AM EDT on April 30, 2016


... Special Weather Statement...

At 748 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Junction to near Buhler to 6 miles north
of Hackberry. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 35 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lake Charles... Sulphur... Westlake... Iowa... Reeves... De Ridder... Moss Bluff...
Lake Charles Regional Airport... Dry Creek... Ragley... Sugartown... de
Quincy... Singer... Grant... DeRidder... DeQuincy... Gillis... Buller... Holmwood
and Buhler.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1100 am CDT for
southwestern Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 3088 9294 3005 9296 3005 9350 3028 9352
      3087 9350 3086 9348 3088 9342
time... Mot... loc 1248z 266deg 23kt 3087 9343 3029 9344 3006 9344


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748 am CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

... Special Weather Statement...

At 748 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Junction to near Buhler to 6 miles north
of Hackberry. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 35 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lake Charles... Sulphur... Westlake... Iowa... Reeves... De Ridder... Moss Bluff...
Lake Charles Regional Airport... Dry Creek... Ragley... Sugartown... de
Quincy... Singer... Grant... DeRidder... DeQuincy... Gillis... Buller... Holmwood
and Buhler.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1100 am CDT for
southwestern Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 3088 9294 3005 9296 3005 9350 3028 9352
      3087 9350 3086 9348 3088 9342
time... Mot... loc 1248z 266deg 23kt 3087 9343 3029 9344 3006 9344


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Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Maine - Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
New York - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flash Flood Watch
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - High Wind Watch
Vermont - Record Report
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement

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