... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Monday afternoon...
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Louisiana...
south central Louisiana and southwest Louisiana... including
the following areas... in central Louisiana... Avoyelles...
Evangeline and St. Landry. In south central Louisiana...
Iberia... Lafayette and upper St. Martin. In southwest
Louisiana... Acadia and Vermilion.
* Through Monday afternoon
* an additional 2 to 5 inches of rainfall is possible in the
watch area through Monday afternoon. Locally higher amounts
* Impacts include dangerous and potentially life threatening
flash flooding as well as elevated levels on area rivers and
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.
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Issued: 3:20 AM CST Dec. 4, 2016 – National Weather Service
Issued: 2:16 AM CST Dec. 4, 2016 – National Weather Service
... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Beaumont Port Arthur...
The total rainfall of 6.73 inches on Saturday at Beaumont Port
Arthur yesterday set a new record for the date. The old record
was 3.54 inches set in 2002.