Rapides County, Louisiana
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Flash Flood Watch
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
020200-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-160503T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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...FORT POLK...PICKERING...LEESVILLE...
SLAGLE...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...EFFIE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...
COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...BUNDICK LAKE...DE RIDDER...
FIELDS...ORETTA...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...BEAVER...
ST. LANDRY...MAMOU...REDDELL...LAWTELL...OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...HATHAWAY...JENNINGS...TOPSY...ROANOKE...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...BRANCH...CHURCH POINT...
RICHARD...LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...CADE...ST. MARTINVILLE...
ABBEVILLE...INTRACOASTAL CITY...MEAUX...FORKED ISLAND...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...BURNS POINT...CENTERVILLE...FRANKLIN...
PATTERSON...BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...
JOHNSON BAYOU...GRAND LAKE...KLONDIKE...CAMERON...CREOLE...
GRAND CHENIER...RUTHERFORD BEACH...TOWN BLUFF...FRED...
HILLISTER...IVANHOE...SPURGER...WARREN...WOODVILLE...LUMBERTON...
SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...SABINE PASS...SEA RIM STATE PARK...ORANGE...
VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...HOLLY SPRINGS...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS...MT. UNION...ROGANVILLE...BURKEVILLE...
FARRSVILLE...JAMESTOWN...NEWTON...WIERGATE...BLEAKWOOD...CALL...
GIST...BUNA...EVADALE...DEWEYVILLE
1256 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 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 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.

&&

$$
Flood Warning
LAC079-010421-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.W.0070.160501T1500Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.2.ER.160501T1500Z.160505T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
921 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* from Sunday morning until further notice...or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:45 AM Saturday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 16.0 feet by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...When the river is rising and
forecast to reach 16 feet, portions of Highway 112 between Highway
121 and Beechwood Church is subject to flooding.
* Impact...At stages near 15.0 feet...Flooding of secondary roads
near the river and its tributaries begins, including Ashmore Road.
Strothers Crossing Road near Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near
Hineston have several feet of water over them and subject to
washouts.
* Impact...At stages near 14.0 feet...Some roads upstream from
Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of
Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
feet of water over the road and are subject to being closed.
Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.

&&

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

$$

Flood Warning
LAC079-011539-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0070.160502T1330Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.2.ER.160502T1330Z.160505T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
840 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* from Monday morning until further notice...or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to
rise to near 16.0 feet by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...When the river is rising and
forecast to reach 16 feet, portions of Highway 112 between Highway
121 and Beechwood Church is subject to flooding.
* Impact...At stages near 15.0 feet...Flooding of secondary roads
near the river and its tributaries begins, including Ashmore Road.
Strothers Crossing Road near Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near
Hineston have several feet of water over them and subject to
washouts.
* Impact...At stages near 14.0 feet...Some roads upstream from
Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of
Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
feet of water over the road and are subject to being closed.
Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
* 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 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

Flood Warning
LAC009-079-020533-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0080.160504T0645Z-000000T0000Z/
/AEXL1.2.ER.160504T0645Z.160506T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1034 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Red River Near Alexandria.
* from late Tuesday night until further notice...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 26.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by early Wednesday morning and
continue to rise to near 37.5 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 37.5 feet...Water reaches top of the rails
of the Union Pacific railroad bridge at Boyce. Considerable
backwater flooding will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3160 9271 3143 9285 3105 9223 3122 9173
3138 9185 3125 9227

$$

Flood Warning
LAC079-020533-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0070.160502T1912Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.160502T1912Z.160505T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1034 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* from Monday afternoon until further notice...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 14.5 feet by early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 15.0 feet...Flooding of secondary roads
near the river and its tributaries begins, including Ashmore Road.
Strothers Crossing Road near Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near
Hineston have several feet of water over them and subject to
washouts.

&&

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

$$

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