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Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory

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Morgan City, LA: 83.8°

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Wind: Calm
Dew Point: 80 °F
Pressure: 29.90 in
Heat Index: 97 °F
Humidity: 88%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Burn Day: NO
Updated: 8:40 AM CDT on June 23, 2017
Observed at: Lakeside, Cobra Pit, Morgan City, Louisiana()

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5-Day Weather Forecast for ZIP Code 70380

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85° | 76°

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88° | 74°

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86° | 73°

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82° | 71°

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82° | 70°

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Forecast as of 2:51 AM CDT on June 23, 2017

Friday
Thunderstorms likely this morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. High near 85F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Friday Night
Some clouds. Low 76F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. High 88F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low 74F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Sunday
Scattered thunderstorms. High 86F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy skies. Low 73F. Winds light and variable.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 82F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy skies early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later at night. Low 71F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Tuesday
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. Thunder possible. High 82F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy skies early will give way to occasional showers later during the night. Low near 70F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday
Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High near 85F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Wednesday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Low 74F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High near 85F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening followed by scattered thunderstorms after midnight. Low 74F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Friday
Scattered thunderstorms. High near 85F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Friday Night
A few clouds. Low near 75F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Scattered thunderstorms. High 87F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Saturday Night
Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low around 75F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 87F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low around 75F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 87F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Low around 75F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

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June 23, 2017
Normal high:84° Record high:93° (2003)
Normal low:75° Record low:69° (2002)
Sunrise:6:05 AM Moon Rise: 5:43 AM
Sunset:8:08 PM Moon Set: 7:47 PM
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Astronomy

Sunrise: 06:05 AM (CDT) Moon Rise: 05:43 AM (CDT)
Sunset: 08:08 PM (CDT) Moon Set: 07:47 PM (CDT)
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Statement as of 9:01 PM CDT on June 22, 2017

Flood Warning


... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Atchafalaya River at Morgan City.
* Until Sunday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 7.0 feet by
tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
Sunday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 7.0 feet... buildings at the foot of Ann
street on the river side of the flood wall will flood as water
overtops the Rio oil company dock. Buildings on the river side of
the Berwick floodwall will flood. River traffic restrictions will
be strictly enforced. In addition, backwater flooding could
potentially impact portions areas around Lake Palourde and
Stephensville.
* Impact... at stages near 6.0 feet... flood stage. The city dock will
be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview front
street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger
river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly
enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.


Lat... Lon 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154
      2986 9139 2995 9147




Statement as of 8:30 am CDT on June 23, 2017

Coastal Flood Advisory


... Coastal flood advisory in effect until 1 PM CDT this
afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect until 1 PM CDT this afternoon.

* Coastal flooding... 1 to 2 feet above ground level

* timing... at least through early afternoon

* impacts... minor coastal flooding along the coast and in the
coastal lakes and bays.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.





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