Alexandria, LA (71301)

5:08 PM CDT on August 25, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Few 4400 ft
Scattered Clouds 12000 ft
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall --
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6:41 AM 7:41 PM
Last Quarter, 41% visible
METAR KAEX 252153Z AUTO 17013KT 5SM -TSRA BR FEW044 SCT120 23/22 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB00 SLP169 P0009 T02280222
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Few 4400 ft
Scattered Clouds 12000 ft
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 88%
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
6:41 AM 7:41 PM
Last Quarter, 41% visible
METAR KAEX 252153Z AUTO 17013KT 5SM -TSRA BR FEW044 SCT120 23/22 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB00 SLP169 P0009 T02280222
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

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near Glenmora.
* Until Saturday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 am Thursday the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late Saturday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 12.0 feet... when the river is falling and
the gauge reading is forecast to be near 12 feet, flooding of
forested areas near the river will occur.


Lat... Lon 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275




Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:46 PM CDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Rapides Parish in central Louisiana...
northern Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana...
western Avoyelles Parish in central Louisiana...

* until 645 PM CDT

* at 445 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms moving across portions of Avoyelles and Rapides
parishes. Radar estimates that up to 2 inches of rain have fallen
with this activity... with an additional 1 inch possible. This will
cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Alexandria... Pineville... Marksville... Bunkie... Glenmora... Boyce...
Moreauville... Cheneyville... Turkey Creek... Effie... Hineston...
Alexandria international Airport... Cottonport... Mansura...
Lecompte... Hessmer... Evergreen... Plaucheville... Kolin and Libuse.

Lat... Lon 3142 9269 3140 9269 3140 9267 3139 9266
      3141 9255 3135 9207 3133 9208 3134 9203
      3132 9200 3130 9200 3130 9201 3128 9202
      3127 9199 3124 9200 3122 9198 3085 9192
      3088 9260 3090 9262 3089 9282 3144 9282


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Special Statement
Issued: 4:22 PM CDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Special Weather Statement...

At 421 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong
thunderstorms across portions of Rapides and Avoyelles
parishes... moving northwest at 10 to 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Alexandria... Pineville... Marksville... Bunkie... Glenmora... Boyce...
Moreauville... Cheneyville... Bordelonville... Lena...
Alexandria international Airport... Effie... Hineston... Ball...
Cottonport... Colfax... Mansura... Lecompte... Hessmer and Evergreen.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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


Lat... Lon 3150 9268 3145 9271 3139 9266 3147 9216
      3133 9208 3134 9203 3132 9200 3128 9202
      3127 9199 3123 9199 3125 9194 3128 9193
      3122 9194 3123 9192 3086 9181 3090 9290
      3136 9305 3135 9295 3152 9272
time... Mot... loc 2121z 166deg 11kt 3103 9232


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422 PM CDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... Special Weather Statement...

At 421 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong
thunderstorms across portions of Rapides and Avoyelles
parishes... moving northwest at 10 to 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Alexandria... Pineville... Marksville... Bunkie... Glenmora... Boyce...
Moreauville... Cheneyville... Bordelonville... Lena...
Alexandria international Airport... Effie... Hineston... Ball...
Cottonport... Colfax... Mansura... Lecompte... Hessmer and Evergreen.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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


Lat... Lon 3150 9268 3145 9271 3139 9266 3147 9216
      3133 9208 3134 9203 3132 9200 3128 9202
      3127 9199 3123 9199 3125 9194 3128 9193
      3122 9194 3123 9192 3086 9181 3090 9290
      3136 9305 3135 9295 3152 9272
time... Mot... loc 2121z 166deg 11kt 3103 9232


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422 PM CDT Thu Aug 25 2016

... Special Weather Statement...

At 421 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong
thunderstorms across portions of Rapides and Avoyelles
parishes... moving northwest at 10 to 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Alexandria... Pineville... Marksville... Bunkie... Glenmora... Boyce...
Moreauville... Cheneyville... Bordelonville... Lena...
Alexandria international Airport... Effie... Hineston... Ball...
Cottonport... Colfax... Mansura... Lecompte... Hessmer and Evergreen.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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


Lat... Lon 3150 9268 3145 9271 3139 9266 3147 9216
      3133 9208 3134 9203 3132 9200 3128 9202
      3127 9199 3123 9199 3125 9194 3128 9193
      3122 9194 3123 9192 3086 9181 3090 9290
      3136 9305 3135 9295 3152 9272
time... Mot... loc 2121z 166deg 11kt 3103 9232


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