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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:09 AM CDT on May 22, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2017


The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River near Glenmora.
* From Wednesday evening to Thursday morning... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 9:45 am Monday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Wednesday evening.
* Impact... at stages near 12.0 feet... when the river is rising and
the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads
upstream from Glenmora, including strothers crossing Road near the
community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have
water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of
forested areas near the river will occur.


Lat... Lon 3115 9275 3105 9265 3090 9262 3090 9269 3113 9279




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:09 PM CDT on May 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 am CDT Tuesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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.

* Until 1 am CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

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.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:09 PM CDT on May 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 1 am CDT Tuesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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.

* Until 1 am CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

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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Alabama - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Watch
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
New York - Beach Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Beach Hazard Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Pennsylvania - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico -
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement

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