Lake Charles, LA (70601)

2:31 PM CST on December 04, 2016 (GMT -0600)
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Wind Variable Wind from NE
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Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 400 ft
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 0.52 in
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Waxing Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KCWF 041950Z 36004KT 6SM RABR OVC004 12/12 A2996
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 400 ft
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 0.52 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:54 AM 5:12 PM
Waxing Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KCWF 041950Z 36004KT 6SM RABR OVC004 12/12 A2996

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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:12 AM CST Dec. 4, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River near salt water barrier.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 am Sunday the stage was 4.3 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.



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





1012 am CST sun Dec 4 2016

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the West Fork of the Calcasieu River at Sam Houston Jones State
Park.
* From this afternoon until further notice... 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... the river rise above flood stage by late this afternoon
and continue to rise to near 6.5 feet by Tuesday morning.
* 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




1025 am CST sun Dec 4 2016

... Flood Warning extended until further notice... 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
early Monday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 5.0 feet... water over lowest portions of
goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.


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




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:20 AM CST Dec. 4, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas... including the
following areas... in Louisiana... Allen... Beauregard...
Calcasieu... East Cameron... Jefferson Davis... Rapides... Vernon
and West Cameron. In southeast Texas... Hardin... Jefferson...
northern Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper...
   southern Newton and Tyler.

* Through Monday afternoon

* an additional 2 to 5 inches of rainfall is possible in the
watch area through Monday afternoon. Locally higher amounts
are 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.