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3:53 PM CDT on May 24, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Pressure 29.92 in
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Clouds Scattered Clouds 2700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9500 ft
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 73%
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SPECI KDTN 242024Z 18010G21KT 10SM SCT027 BKN095 24/19 A2992 RMK AO2 RAE01 P0000 T02440194

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Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9500 ft
Heat Index 83 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 5 out of 12
Pollen 2.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
SPECI KDTN 242024Z 18010G21KT 10SM SCT027 BKN095 24/19 A2992 RMK AO2 RAE01 P0000 T02440194

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Nowcast | as of 2:19 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

a Tornado Watch is in effect until 7 PM today and a Flash Flood Watch is in effect until Tuesday morning... showers and thunderstorms continue to develop and push to the north across the region. Rainfall amounts up from one quarter to one half inch...and isolated areas of inch or more are possible. Some storms could produce heavy rainfall...and gusty winds. Ponding on roadways...and already saturated grounds...in conjunction with full creeks...bayous...and rivers...may lead to flash flooding. Motorists are urged to use caution...and not drive into water covered roadways.

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Tornado Watch
Statement as of 3:03 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Tornado Watch 202 remains in effect until 700 PM CDT for the
following locations

La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Bienville Bossier Caddo
Claiborne Jackson Lincoln
Ouachita Union Webster




Flood Warning
Statement as of 2:28 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Red River at Fulton, Arkansas.
* From Saturday morning until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 100 PM Sunday the stage was 20.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Saturday morning.
* Impact... minor lowland flooding between levee systems. Move livestock
and equipment to higher ground away from levees.


Lat... Lon 3359 9399 3365 9382 3325 9365 3325 9376 3358 9384





950 am CDT sun may 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Coushatta, Louisiana.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 900 am Sunday the stage was 31.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 31 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 33.0 feet by
June 2. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 34.0 feet... major flooding occurs. Severe backwater
flooding occurs from the confluence of the Red River with Loggy
Bayou, from upstream to below Lake Bistineau. Cattle and equipment
should be moved to higher ground, and preparations made for major
flooding.


Lat... Lon 3220 9342 3192 9321 3192 9330 3204 9342 3220 9350




950 am CDT sun may 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Shreveport, Louisiana.
* From late Wednesday night until further notice... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 900 am Sunday the stage was 28.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Thursday morning and
continue to rise to near 31.5 feet by the start of June. Additional
rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 31.0 feet... russel Road will be overflowed and closed
between Blanchard Highway and I-220 in North Shreveport.


Lat... Lon 3273 9374 3220 9342 3220 9350 3273 9389 3273 9384




915 am CDT sun may 24 2015

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Big Cypress bayou at Caddo Lake at Mooringsport, Louisiana.
* From Wednesday morning to late Thursday night... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 700 am Sunday the pool stage was 171.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood pool stage is 172 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Wednesday morning.
* Impact... minor lowland flooding. Overflow of access roadways.


Lat... Lon 3278 9418 3281 9400 3270 9392 3266 9404 3267 9412





757 am CDT sun may 24 2015

... The Flood Warning extended until further notice... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Cypress bayou at Wallace Lake south of Shreveport, Louisiana.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 700 am Sunday the pool stage was 151.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood pool stage is 151 feet.
* Forecast... the lake will recede to below flood stage by Monday
afternoon.
* Impact... at 151.0 feet... high water will overflow and result in some
significant flooding on some secondary roadways around the southern
Kingston Road area. Livestock near the lake should be moved to
higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3235 9378 3234 9370 3232 9367 3231 9372 3234 9376





Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:36 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Arkansas... Louisiana... southeast Oklahoma and
Texas... including the following areas... in Arkansas...
Columbia... Hempstead... Howard... Lafayette... Little River...
Miller... Nevada... Sevier and Union. In Louisiana... Bienville...
   Bossier... Caddo... Caldwell... Claiborne... De Soto... Grant...
Jackson... La Salle... Lincoln... Natchitoches... Ouachita... Red
River... Sabine... Union... Webster and Winn. In southeast
Oklahoma... McCurtain. In Texas... Angelina... Bowie... Camp...
Cass... Cherokee... Franklin... Gregg... Harrison... Marion...
Morris... Nacogdoches... Panola... Red River... Rusk... Sabine...
San Augustine... Shelby... Smith... Titus... Upshur and wood.

* Through Tuesday morning

* showers and thunderstorms will continue over the area this
afternoon and overnight southeast Oklahoma... southwest
Arkansas... East Texas and northwest and north central
Louisiana... ahead of a strong upper level disturbance.That will
lift northeast across the region. Locally heavy rainfall will
occur in the stronger storms... falling over already saturated
grounds. Rainfall amounts of one to three inches... with isolated
higher amounts... are expected this afternoon and tonight.
Another strong upper level disturbance will move through the
region late Monday afternoon and Monday night... resulting in
another round of locally heavy rainfall. Rainfall amounts with
this second system will range from two to in excess of four
inches... with the two day storm total amounts ranging from three
to six inches... with locally higher amounts. This will result in
increased runoff and flash flooding.Al for flash flooding.

* Low lying and poor drainage areas... especially in the vicinity
of rapidly rising creeks and very heavy rainfall... will be most
prone to flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Do not cross moving water on roadways... bridges... and at low
water crossings. Road surfaces and culverts can be washed out.

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles attempting to cross in high water.