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5:08 AM CDT on April 18, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 112 ft 31.39 °N, 92.30 °W | Updated 15 minutes ago

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METAR KESF 180953Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM -RA FEW075 SCT110 20/19 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP108 P0002 T02000189

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Pressure 29.85 in
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Clouds Few 7500 ft
Scattered Clouds 11000 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.17 in
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UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 8.10 out of 12
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METAR KESF 180953Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM -RA FEW075 SCT110 20/19 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP108 P0002 T02000189

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Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:04 PM CDT on April 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




Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 5:52 PM CDT on April 17, 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