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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:11 AM CDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on May 04, 2016


The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Vermilion river at Lafayette, Surrey street gage.
* Until Wednesday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:15 am Sunday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
rise to near 13.5 feet by this evening. The river will fall below
flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 13.5 feet... flooding of some yards near
the river will occur. Significant flooding of Beaver Park and
Vermilionville will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 11.5 feet... minor flooding of Beaver Park
and Vermilionville near the river will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 10.0 feet... minor flooding of heymann park
off of Highway 90 will occur.


Lat... Lon 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191




840 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mermentau river near Mermentau.
* From this evening until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Saturday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 4.5 feet by
Thursday morning then begin falling.
* 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, Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 5:30 AM CDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


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

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.

* Through Monday evening

* 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.



Rua



519 am CDT sun may 1 2016

... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 5 PM CDT this
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a coastal
Flood Advisory... which is in effect until 5 PM CDT this
afternoon.

* Coastal flooding... tide levels will range between 3.0 and 3.5
MLLW around astronomical high tide.

* Timing... through this afternoon.

* Impacts... minor flooding with water in low spots on area roads
near Sabine Pass... Cameron... Hackberry... Intracoastal City...
Delcambre... Cypremort Point... Franklin... and Morgan City.

Also... minor flooding with water across roads near Sabine Lake...
Calcasieu Lake and along the lower Calcasieu River south of the
saltwater barrier.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.



Rua



Special Statement

Statement as of 7:58 AM CDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2016


... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Vermilion...
northwestern St. Martin... northwestern Iberia... southeastern St.
Landry... eastern Acadia and Lafayette parishes until 900 am CDT...

At 758 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Indian Bayou... or near Rayne... moving east at 35 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette... Crowley... Catahoula... Scott... Breaux Bridge... Rayne... Carencro...
St. Martinville... Kaplan... Church Point... Arnaudville... Broussard...
Youngsville... sunset... Duson... Henderson... Maurice... Grand Coteau...
Loreauville and Cankton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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


Lat... Lon 3001 9235 3042 9233 3042 9166 3005 9167
time... Mot... loc 1258z 266deg 30kt 3017 9225


Rua


758 am CDT sun may 1 2016

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Vermilion...
northwestern St. Martin... northwestern Iberia... southeastern St.
Landry... eastern Acadia and Lafayette parishes until 900 am CDT...

At 758 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Indian Bayou... or near Rayne... moving east at 35 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette... Crowley... Catahoula... Scott... Breaux Bridge... Rayne... Carencro...
St. Martinville... Kaplan... Church Point... Arnaudville... Broussard...
Youngsville... sunset... Duson... Henderson... Maurice... Grand Coteau...
Loreauville and Cankton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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


Lat... Lon 3001 9235 3042 9233 3042 9166 3005 9167
time... Mot... loc 1258z 266deg 30kt 3017 9225


Rua

758 am CDT sun may 1 2016

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Vermilion...
northwestern St. Martin... northwestern Iberia... southeastern St.
Landry... eastern Acadia and Lafayette parishes until 900 am CDT...

At 758 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Indian Bayou... or near Rayne... moving east at 35 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette... Crowley... Catahoula... Scott... Breaux Bridge... Rayne... Carencro...
St. Martinville... Kaplan... Church Point... Arnaudville... Broussard...
Youngsville... sunset... Duson... Henderson... Maurice... Grand Coteau...
Loreauville and Cankton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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


Lat... Lon 3001 9235 3042 9233 3042 9166 3005 9167
time... Mot... loc 1258z 266deg 30kt 3017 9225


Rua


Record Report

Statement as of 5:33 AM CDT on May 01, 2016


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

a record rainfall of 3.34 inch(es) was set at Lake Charles yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 2.34 set in 1957.



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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Public Information Statement
Idaho - Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Missouri - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
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Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
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Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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