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409 PM CDT Mon May 22 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.
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.
1111 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017
The Flood Warning continues for
The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.0 feet by
Saturday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 7.0 feet...Buildings at the foot of Ann
Street on the river side of the flood wall will flood as water
overtops the Rio Oil Company dock. Buildings on the river side of
the Berwick floodwall will flood. River traffic restrictions will
be strictly enforced.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Flood stage. The city dock will
be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview Front
Street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger
river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly
enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.
LAT...LON 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154
2986 9139 2995 9147