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4:34 PM CDT on August 25, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 11000 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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6:41 AM 7:39 PM
Last Quarter, 42% visible
METAR KOPL 252115Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 24/23 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW THRU NE T02370227 PWINO
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 11000 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:41 AM 7:39 PM
Last Quarter, 42% visible
METAR KOPL 252115Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 24/23 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW THRU NE T02370227 PWINO
A tropical disturbance pushing toward the Bahamas, is expected to develop into a tropical depression or storm, and will likely target Florida and the Gulf Coast this weekend into next week.

Right now, the disturbance remains a broad area of low pressure pushing through the Dominican Republic and Haiti, headed toward the southeast Bahamas. Rainfall totals over 3 inches (with locally higher amounts) are expected in HispaƱiola, particularly over elevated terrain.

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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:29 AM CDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning... the Flood Warning
continues for
The Bayou Vermilion near Carencro.
* Until Saturday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Thursday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
tomorrow evening.


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




Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 2:54 PM CDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
northeastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
west central St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana...
northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana...
south central St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...
Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana...

* until 500 PM CDT

* at 253 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in
the advisory area. 1 to 2 inches of rain have fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lafayette... Opelousas... Abbeville... Scott... Carencro... Leonville...
Broussard... Youngsville... sunset... Duson... Maurice...
Grand Coteau... Cankton... Coteau... ridge... Cade... Lawtell...
Jefferson Island and Milton.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will make minor flooding.

Lat... Lon 3024 9221 3024 9218 3032 9214 3035 9218
      3044 9218 3044 9224 3057 9226 3056 9201
      3041 9196 3037 9199 3036 9195 3028 9195
      3026 9197 3023 9194 3021 9198 3019 9198
      3019 9192 3014 9188 2997 9192 2997 9212


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Special Statement
Issued: 3:19 PM CDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern St. Martin...
Allen... northeastern Beauregard... Jefferson Davis... Evangeline... St.
Landry... Acadia and Lafayette parishes until 445 PM CDT...

At 318 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Cheneyville to near Washington to near
Crowley to Maurice. Movement was northwest at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette... Opelousas... Crowley... Eunice... Jennings... Scott...
Breaux Bridge... Rayne... Oakdale... Carencro... Ville Platte...
St. Martinville... Church Point... Mamou... Welsh... Iowa...
Lake Arthur... Kinder... Basile and Oberlin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through
flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3096 9228 3085 9224 3085 9181 3067 9173
      3008 9178 3006 9204 3013 9209 3015 9229
      3005 9240 3006 9248 3012 9256 3005 9270
      3004 9292 3008 9289 3016 9289 3016 9295
      3088 9316 3089 9251 3095 9248 3100 9238
time... Mot... loc 2018z 135deg 13kt 3097 9230 3065 9207 3025 9237 3013
9211


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319 PM CDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern St. Martin...
Allen... northeastern Beauregard... Jefferson Davis... Evangeline... St.
Landry... Acadia and Lafayette parishes until 445 PM CDT...

At 318 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Cheneyville to near Washington to near
Crowley to Maurice. Movement was northwest at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette... Opelousas... Crowley... Eunice... Jennings... Scott...
Breaux Bridge... Rayne... Oakdale... Carencro... Ville Platte...
St. Martinville... Church Point... Mamou... Welsh... Iowa...
Lake Arthur... Kinder... Basile and Oberlin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through
flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3096 9228 3085 9224 3085 9181 3067 9173
      3008 9178 3006 9204 3013 9209 3015 9229
      3005 9240 3006 9248 3012 9256 3005 9270
      3004 9292 3008 9289 3016 9289 3016 9295
      3088 9316 3089 9251 3095 9248 3100 9238
time... Mot... loc 2018z 135deg 13kt 3097 9230 3065 9207 3025 9237 3013
9211


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318 PM CDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern St. Martin...
Allen... northeastern Beauregard... Jefferson Davis... Evangeline... St.
Landry... Acadia and Lafayette parishes until 445 PM CDT...

At 317 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Cheneyville to near Washington to near
Crowley to Maurice. Movement was west-northwest at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette... Opelousas... Crowley... Eunice... Jennings... Scott...
Breaux Bridge... Rayne... Oakdale... Carencro... Ville Platte...
St. Martinville... Church Point... Mamou... Welsh... Iowa...
Lake Arthur... Kinder... Basile and Oberlin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through
flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3096 9228 3085 9224 3085 9181 3067 9173
      3008 9178 3006 9204 3013 9209 3015 9229
      3005 9240 3006 9248 3012 9256 3005 9270
      3004 9292 3008 9289 3016 9289 3016 9295
      3088 9316 3089 9251 3095 9248 3100 9238
time... Mot... loc 2017z 135deg 13kt 3096 9229 3065 9207 3024 9236 3013
9211


Landreneau

318 PM CDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern St. Martin...
Allen... northeastern Beauregard... Jefferson Davis... Evangeline... St.
Landry... Acadia and Lafayette parishes until 445 PM CDT...

At 317 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Cheneyville to near Washington to near
Crowley to Maurice. Movement was west-northwest at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette... Opelousas... Crowley... Eunice... Jennings... Scott...
Breaux Bridge... Rayne... Oakdale... Carencro... Ville Platte...
St. Martinville... Church Point... Mamou... Welsh... Iowa...
Lake Arthur... Kinder... Basile and Oberlin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through
flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3096 9228 3085 9224 3085 9181 3067 9173
      3008 9178 3006 9204 3013 9209 3015 9229
      3005 9240 3006 9248 3012 9256 3005 9270
      3004 9292 3008 9289 3016 9289 3016 9295
      3088 9316 3089 9251 3095 9248 3100 9238
time... Mot... loc 2017z 135deg 13kt 3096 9229 3065 9207 3024 9236 3013
9211


Landreneau