Vinton, LA

8:38 AM CST on December 05, 2016 (GMT -0600)
K.K.W.ON WALTER HILL | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch

Elev 30 ft 30.20 °N, 93.58 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

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Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 4.0 mph

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Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 700 ft
Dew Point 51 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.37 in
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Waxing Crescent, 32% visible
METAR KUXL 051415Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM DZ OVC007 11/10 A2988 RMK AO2 T01050098
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 700 ft
Dew Point 51 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.37 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:56 AM 5:13 PM
Waxing Crescent, 32% visible
METAR KUXL 051415Z AUTO 34007KT 10SM DZ OVC007 11/10 A2988 RMK AO2 T01050098

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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:26 PM CST Dec. 4, 2016 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near salt water barrier.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 PM Sunday the estimated stage was 4.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 5.0 feet by
early Monday afternoon then remain steady.
* Impact... at stages near 5.0 feet... River Road in North Lake
Charles and Mims Road in Westlake are flooded. Extensive Marshland
flooding will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 4.5 feet... water covers portions of River
Road in North Lake Charles.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor Marshland flooding
occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in North Lake Charles.


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




826 PM CST sun Dec 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 am Sunday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 5.5 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 6.0 feet... goos Ferry Road becomes
impassable.
* 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.


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




826 PM CST sun Dec 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the West Fork of the Calcasieu River at Sam Houston Jones State
Park.
* Until Saturday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 am Sunday the stage was 4.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage this evening and
continue to rise to near 6.5 feet by tomorrow evening. The river
will fall below flood stage by Friday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 6.5 feet... portions of South Perkins Ferry
Road become impassable. Recreational areas in Sam Houston Jones
State Park are under water, including the playground and campsites
nearest the river.
* Impact... at stages near 5.0 feet... low spots on South Perkins
Ferry Road have water on it. Water is over some boat docks on South
Perkins Ferry Road and over boat ramps at Sam Houston Jones State
Park. Extensive Marshland flooding will occur upstream and
downstream from the park.


Lat... Lon 3032 9329 3030 9332 3028 9331 3028 9323 3032 9323




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:25 AM CST Dec. 5, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 3 PM CST this
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas... including the
following areas... in Louisiana... Acadia... Allen... Avoyelles...
Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron... Evangeline... Iberia...
Jefferson Davis... Lafayette... Rapides... St. Landry... upper St.
Martin... Vermilion... Vernon and West Cameron. In southeast
Texas... Hardin... Jefferson... northern Jasper... northern
Newton... Orange... southern Jasper... southern Newton and Tyler.

* Until 3 PM CST this afternoon

* an additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible in the watch
area through this afternoon. Locally higher amounts are also
possible.

* Impacts include dangerous and potentially life threatening
flash flooding as well as elevated levels on area rivers and
streams.

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.



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