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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:04 PM CDT on April 17, 2015

Expires 12:04 PM EDT on April 18, 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




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:52 PM CDT on April 17, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2015


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

* widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
again over the area... mainly tonight into Saturday. 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.




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




Record Report

Statement as of 3:19 AM CDT on April 17, 2015



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Tornado Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Florida - Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Kansas - Tornado Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Maine - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Record Report
New Jersey - Fire Weather Watch
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
New York - Fire Weather Watch
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Fire Weather Watch
Rhode Island - Fire Weather Watch
Tennessee - Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Vermont - Fire Weather Watch
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
- Small Craft Advisory