Lake Charles, LA

10:49 PM CDT on April 17, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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METAR K3R7 180335Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM -RA SCT070 BKN095 23/22 A2990 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S THRU NW P0001 T02300221

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Pressure 29.90 in
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METAR K3R7 180335Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM -RA SCT070 BKN095 23/22 A2990 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S THRU NW P0001 T02300221

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 10:43 PM CDT on April 17, 2015

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 71 remains in effect until 200 am CDT
for the following locations


La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Acadia Calcasieu Cameron
Iberia Jefferson Davis Lafayette
St. Martin St. Mary Vermilion




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

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Deweyville.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 24.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 24.4 feet by
Monday early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 24.0 feet... minor lowland flooding will
occur.


Lat... Lon 3061 9376 3031 9381 3008 9378 3005 9367
      3044 9364 3057 9363




904 PM CDT Fri Apr 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 12:00 PM Friday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 4.5 feet by
Saturday evening then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor flooding of goos Ferry
Road will occur.


Lat... Lon 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314




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.




1040 am CDT Fri Apr 17 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
the Calcasieu River near salt water barrier
* from Sunday evening until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Friday the stage was 2.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Sunday evening.
* Impact... at stages near 5.0 feet... River Road in North Lake
Charles and Mims Road in Westlake are flooded. Extensive Marshland
flooding will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 4.5 feet... water covers portions of River
Road in North Lake Charles.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor Marshland flooding
occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in North Lake Charles.


Lat... Lon 3035 9332 3017 9335 3014 9328 3029 9303 3036 9309




1040 am CDT Fri Apr 17 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
the Calcasieu River near Kinder
* from Sunday afternoon until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Friday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by Sunday early afternoon.
* Impact... at stages near 16.0 feet... flooding of wooded areas near
the river will occur.


Lat... Lon 3058 9290 3035 9318 3033 9309 3045 9293 3059 9277