Lake Charles, LA (70605)

8:52 PM CST on January 20, 2017 (GMT -0600)
The Meadow | | Change Station

Elev 26 ft 30.15 °N, 93.23 °W | Updated 14 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
68.3 °F
Feels Like 68.3 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 5.0 mph

Today
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Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 2.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3100 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.06 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:08 AM 5:39 PM
Last Quarter, 39% visible
SPECI KLCH 210249Z 13007KT 2SM VCTS -RA BR SCT016 BKN031 OVC100 21/20 A2973 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-N RAE07B25 P0015
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 2.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3100 ft
Overcast 10000 ft
Dew Point 65 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.06 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:08 AM 5:39 PM
Last Quarter, 39% visible
SPECI KLCH 210249Z 13007KT 2SM VCTS -RA BR SCT016 BKN031 OVC100 21/20 A2973 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-N RAE07B25 P0015

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Tornado Warning
Issued: 8:32 PM CST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
west central Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
southwestern Newton County in southeastern Texas...
northeastern Orange County in southeastern Texas...
southeastern Jasper County in southeastern Texas...

* until 900 PM CST

* at 832 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Mauriceville, moving northeast at 35 mph.

Hazard... tornado and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated rotation.

Impact... flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
           shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
           Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
           damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near...
Mauriceville and gist around 840 PM CST.
Hartburg and Forest Heights around 850 PM CST.
Deweyville around 855 PM CST.
Starks around 900 PM CST.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take cover now! Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a Mobile
home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and
protect yourself from flying debris.


Lat... Lon 3025 9405 3045 9375 3042 9373 3041 9373
      3040 9374 3040 9371 3022 9357 3009 9395
time... Mot... loc 0232z 240deg 29kt 3021 9393

Tornado... radar indicated
hail... 1.00in


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Tornado Watch
Issued: 8:43 PM CST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 9 remains in effect until 200 am CST for the
following locations


La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Acadia Allen Avoyelles
Beauregard Calcasieu Cameron
Evangeline Iberia Jefferson Davis
Lafayette Rapides St. Landry
St. Martin St. Mary Vermilion




Flood Warning
Issued: 11:20 AM CST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Sabine River near Deweyville.
* From Monday morning until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 10:45 am Friday the stage was 21.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to
rise to near 24.2 feet by Tuesday morning. Additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact... at stages near 25.0 feet... lowest roads beside the river
flood around Deweyville and subject to being closed. In addition,
low-lying roads in southwest Beauregard Parish are flooded
including Robert Clark Road. Flooding occurs on the south side of
Niblett Bluff park with access roads to Camp houses cut off around
the park. Access roads to the river in northeastern Orange County
become flooded.
* Impact... at stages near 24.0 feet... minor lowland flooding will
occur.
* Impact... at stages near 23.0 feet... the river is at bankfull
stage.


Lat... Lon 3062 9378 3031 9381 3011 9378 3011 9364
      3057 9363




1120 am CST Fri Jan 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay.
* From Saturday afternoon until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 5:00 am Thursday the stage was 3.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and
continue to rise to near 4.4 feet by Monday evening.
* 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 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314