Lake Charles, LA (70601)

3:58 PM CDT on May 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 33 ft 30.22 °N, 93.20 °W | Updated 12 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
72.4 °F
Feels Like 70 °F
N
2.0
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 4.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 800 ft
Overcast 1100 ft
Heat Index 70 °F
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.53 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 8:04 PM
Waning Crescent, 13% visible
METAR KCWF 221850Z 09012G16KT 10SM BKN008 OVC011 22/21 A2997 RMK RAE29
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 800 ft
Overcast 1100 ft
Heat Index 70 °F
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.53 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 8:04 PM
Waning Crescent, 13% visible
METAR KCWF 221850Z 09012G16KT 10SM BKN008 OVC011 22/21 A2997 RMK RAE29

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:11 AM CDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

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 Monday the stage was 3.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 4.5 feet by Friday morning.
* 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




1109 am CDT Mon may 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River near salt water barrier.
* From Thursday evening to Saturday morning... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:00 am Monday the stage was 3.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Thursday evening.
* 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 3036 9309 3029 9303 3014 9328 3017 9335 3035 9332



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:44 AM CDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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, lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, northern
Jasper, northern Newton, Orange, southern Jasper, southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Through late tonight

* 2 to 4 inches of additional rainfall, with higher amounts
possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

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.



K. Kuyper