Lake Charles, LA

9:17 PM CDT on May 23, 2017 (GMT -0500)
LCB Academy | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Special Statement

Elev 33 ft 30.22 °N, 93.20 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
75.9 °F
Feels Like 74 °F
N
3.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW
Gusts 4.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3400 ft
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:14 AM 8:04 PM
Waning Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KCWF 232350Z 34006KT 10SM SCT034 25/19 A2973
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3400 ft
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:14 AM 8:04 PM
Waning Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KCWF 232350Z 34006KT 10SM SCT034 25/19 A2973

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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:51 PM CDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Calcasieu River near salt water barrier.
* Until late Sunday night... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 2.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood Thursday
evening then flutuate near flood for several days due to tidal influences.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor Marshland flooding
occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in North Lake Charles.


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




851 PM CDT Tue may 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was estimated at 3.70 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise above flood tonight and
have a flat crest near 4.5 feet Wednesday night and remain near
4.5 feet for several days before falling.
* Impact... at stages near 5.0 feet... water over lowest portions of
goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor flooding of goos Ferry
Road will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 3.5 feet... ponding of water on low spots
along goos Ferry Road will occur.


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




Special Statement
Issued: 9:02 PM CDT May. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Cameron...
southeastern Beauregard and Calcasieu parishes... Jefferson...
southwestern Newton and Orange counties until 1000 PM CDT...

At 901 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Oretta to near Lunita to Pine Forest to
near Beaumont to 7 miles southeast of Gilchrist. Movement was east at
40 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Beaumont, Lake Charles, Port Arthur, Sulphur, Orange, Nederland,
Groves, Port Neches, Vidor, Bridge City, Westlake, West Orange,
Vinton, Central Gardens, Sabine Pass, Johnsons Bayou, de Quincy,
Ragley, Starks and Sabine National wildlife.

Lat... Lon 3004 9428 3021 9410 3033 9365 3065 9347
      3056 9313 3036 9318 2977 9350 2976 9358
      2969 9383 2975 9389 2980 9391 2985 9379
      2997 9376 2999 9386 2998 9385 2981 9395
      2968 9385 2967 9406 2956 9436
time... Mot... loc 0201z 278deg 39kt 3058 9343 3033 9358 3020 9404 3004
9421 2944 9440


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902 PM CDT Tue may 23 2017

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Cameron...
southeastern Beauregard and Calcasieu parishes... Jefferson...
southwestern Newton and Orange counties until 1000 PM CDT...

At 901 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Oretta to near Lunita to Pine Forest to
near Beaumont to 7 miles southeast of Gilchrist. Movement was east at
40 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Beaumont, Lake Charles, Port Arthur, Sulphur, Orange, Nederland,
Groves, Port Neches, Vidor, Bridge City, Westlake, West Orange,
Vinton, Central Gardens, Sabine Pass, Johnsons Bayou, de Quincy,
Ragley, Starks and Sabine National wildlife.

Lat... Lon 3004 9428 3021 9410 3033 9365 3065 9347
      3056 9313 3036 9318 2977 9350 2976 9358
      2969 9383 2975 9389 2980 9391 2985 9379
      2997 9376 2999 9386 2998 9385 2981 9395
      2968 9385 2967 9406 2956 9436
time... Mot... loc 0201z 278deg 39kt 3058 9343 3033 9358 3020 9404 3004
9421 2944 9440


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