Rapides Parish County, Louisiana
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Weather Alerts: Rapides Parish County, Louisiana
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Flood Warning
LAC079-060620-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.150303T1045Z.150307T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1020 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...Flood Warning extended until further notice...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 AM Thursday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.0 feet by
tomorrow evening then begin falling.
* 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.

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LAT...LON 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

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Wind Advisory
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
060000-
/O.CON.KLCH.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...
BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...
KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
546 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE WITH THE
PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT TONIGHT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY
THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO WEST ROADWAYS AND
BRIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 20 TO 34 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. WINDS OVER LOCAL
WATERWAYS COULD BE 5 MPH HIGHER THAN OVER LAND. SMALL BOATS WILL
BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
LAZ027>029-051800-
/O.CON.KLCH.WW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA
847 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* TIMING...SURFACE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW
FREEZING IN THE ADVISORY AREA THROUGH NOON WHILE MOSTLY LIGHT
PRECIPITATION OCCURS. ANY RAIN THAT OCCURS AFTER THIS TIME IS
SUBJECT TO FREEZING ON CONTACT WITH ELEVATED SURFACES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO NINE HUNDREDTHS OF AN
INCH AND SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE THIRD OF AN INCH
ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES
AND OVERPASSES. THIS IS COULD RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

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