Rapides Parish County, LA
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Flash Flood Watch
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
181915-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0007.000000T0000Z-150419T0000Z/
/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...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...CAMERON...WOODVILLE...
COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...
ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...
BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
615 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND 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 TEXAS...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...NORTHERN
JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN
NEWTON AND TYLER.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
AGAIN OVER THE AREA...MAINLY LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE
AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THIS RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RUN
OFF... RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING OF POORLY DRAINED OR LOW
LYING AREAS.

* AREAS THAT SEE HEAVY RAINFALL WITHIN A SHORT TIME COULD
RECEIVE FLOOD WATER TO DEPTHS THAT WOULD IMPACT PROPERTY AND
PEOPLE IN THOSE AREAS. AREA CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE
ALSO LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE RISES.

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
LAC079-181604-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.150417T1922Z.150420T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
904 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.0 feet by
Monday early afternoon then begin falling.
* 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 Watch
LAZ028-181703-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.A.0013.150419T2034Z-150420T0600Z/
/GLML1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1203 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a
* Flood Watch for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
* from Sunday afternoon to late Sunday night.
* At 11:45 AM Thursday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Sunday afternoon.
* 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

$$

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