Lafayette, LA (70501)

12:32 AM CDT on April 18, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 31 ft 30.17 °N, 92.04 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

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Pressure 29.94 in
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Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 95%
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METAR KLFT 180453Z AUTO 21005KT 7SM -RA FEW050 BKN090 BKN120 23/22 A2994 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-W RAE08B32 SLP137 P0002 T02330222

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Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 0.0 out of 12
Pollen 3.60 out of 12
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METAR KLFT 180453Z AUTO 21005KT 7SM -RA FEW050 BKN090 BKN120 23/22 A2994 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-W RAE08B32 SLP137 P0002 T02330222

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 12:24 AM CDT on April 18, 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




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 Vermilion river at Lafayette, Surrey street gage
* from Saturday morning to Sunday morning.
* At 10:15 am Friday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at stages near 11.5 feet... minor flooding of Beaver Park
and Vermilionville near the river will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 10.0 feet... minor flooding of heymann park
off of Highway 90 will occur.


Lat... Lon 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191




1040 am CDT Fri Apr 17 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
The Bayou Vermilion near Carencro
* from Saturday evening until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Friday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by tomorrow evening.
* Impact... at stages near 18.0 feet... roads along bayou fuseilier
are impassable. These include but are not limited to Walnut and
green roads along the St. Martin, St. Landry Parish line, as well
as meche Road in St. Landry Parish.


Lat... Lon 3026 9200 3028 9193 3031 9194 3032 9189
      3046 9198 3046 9201