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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:21 AM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 9:30 AM EDT on May 03, 2016


The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Mermentau river near Mermentau.
* From late tonight until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:15 am Saturday the stage was 3.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by after midnight tomorrow and
continue to rise to near 4.5 feet by Wednesday evening.
* 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




921 am CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
The Bayou des cannes near Eunice.
* From Sunday afternoon to Tuesday morning... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:00 am Saturday the stage was 3.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and
continue to rise to near 17.0 feet by Monday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by early Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 16.0 feet... minor flooding begins along
The Bayou with a few structures right along The Bayou threatened.


Lat... Lon 3057 9240 3056 9235 3019 9256 3022 9260
      3045 9257




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:11 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 02, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas... including the
following areas... in Louisiana... Acadia... Allen... Avoyelles...
Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron... Evangeline... Iberia...
Jefferson Davis... Lafayette... lower St. Martin... Rapides... St.
Landry... St. Mary... upper St. Martin... Vermilion... Vernon and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas... Hardin... Jefferson...
northern Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper...
   southern Newton and Tyler.

* Through Monday evening

* rainfall amounts of one to four 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.




Record Report

Statement as of 5:04 PM CDT on April 30, 2016


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Lake Charles...

a record rainfall of 3.33 inch(es) was set at Lake Charles today.
This breaks the old record of 2.34 set in 1957.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Special Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory
Arizona - Blowing Dust Advisory
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Warning
California - Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Freeze Warning
Oregon - Record Report
South Carolina - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Record Report
Virginia - Special Statement
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory

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