Alexandria, LA

6:31 PM CST on January 21, 2017 (GMT -0600)
J N Gray | | Change Station

Elev 70 ft 31.27 °N, 92.47 °W | Updated 26 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
70.7 °F
Feels Like 70.7 °F
N
5.8
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 19.1 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.44 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Few 2400 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 1.28 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:07 AM 5:35 PM
Waning Crescent, 31% visible
METAR KAEX 212353Z 14005KT 8SM FEW024 20/18 A2943 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP969 T02000178 10211 20167 58010
Pressure 29.44 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Few 2400 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 1.28 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:07 AM 5:35 PM
Waning Crescent, 31% visible
METAR KAEX 212353Z 14005KT 8SM FEW024 20/18 A2943 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP969 T02000178 10211 20167 58010

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Tornado Watch
Issued: 6:24 PM CST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 15 remains in effect until 900 PM CST for the
following locations


La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Acadia Ascension Avoyelles
Catahoula Concordia East Baton Rouge
East Feliciana Evangeline Iberville
Jefferson Lafayette Livingston
Orleans Plaquemines Pointe Coupee
Rapides St. Bernard St. Charles
St. Helena St. James St. John The Baptist
St. Landry St. Martin St. Tammany
Tangipahoa Washington West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana




Flood Warning
Issued: 11:06 AM CST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near Glenmora.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:45 am Saturday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 16.5 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 16.0 feet... when the river is rising and
forecast to reach 16 feet, portions of Highway 112 between Highway
121 and Beechwood church is subject to flooding.
* Impact... at stages near 15.0 feet... flooding of secondary roads
near the river and its tributaries begins, including Ashmore Road.
Strothers crossing Road near Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near
Hineston have several feet of water over them and subject to
washouts.
* Impact... at stages near 14.0 feet... some roads upstream from
Glenmora, including strothers crossing Road near the community of
Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
feet of water over the Road and are subject to being closed.
Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
* Impact... at stages near 12.0 feet... when the river is rising and
the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads
upstream from Glenmora, including strothers crossing Road near the
community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have
water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of
forested areas near the river will occur.
* 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




Special Statement
Issued: 6:10 PM CST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northern Rapides and Avoyelles
parishes until 715 PM CST...

At 610 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 11 miles southwest of Montgomery to near
Alexandria international Airport to near Kolin to Marksville.
Movement was northeast at 40 mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Alexandria, Pineville, Marksville, Simmesport, Boyce, Moreauville,
Bordelonville, Alexandria international Airport, Effie, Lena, Ball,
Colfax, Mansura, Tioga, Timber Trails, esler regional Airport,
Flatwoods, Lake Ophelia National wildlife Refuge, Kingsville and
Poland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM CST for central
Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 3150 9268 3145 9271 3139 9266 3147 9216
      3133 9208 3134 9203 3132 9200 3128 9202
      3127 9199 3122 9199 3123 9192 3127 9195
      3130 9191 3120 9168 3114 9172 3107 9171
      3098 9180 3093 9180 3139 9290 3152 9272
time... Mot... loc 0010z 231deg 33kt 3156 9305 3134 9258 3123 9232 3111
9204


Landreneau


610 PM CST Sat Jan 21 2017

... Significant weather advisory for northern Rapides and Avoyelles
parishes until 715 PM CST...

At 610 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 11 miles southwest of Montgomery to near
Alexandria international Airport to near Kolin to Marksville.
Movement was northeast at 40 mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Alexandria, Pineville, Marksville, Simmesport, Boyce, Moreauville,
Bordelonville, Alexandria international Airport, Effie, Lena, Ball,
Colfax, Mansura, Tioga, Timber Trails, esler regional Airport,
Flatwoods, Lake Ophelia National wildlife Refuge, Kingsville and
Poland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM CST for central
Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 3150 9268 3145 9271 3139 9266 3147 9216
      3133 9208 3134 9203 3132 9200 3128 9202
      3127 9199 3122 9199 3123 9192 3127 9195
      3130 9191 3120 9168 3114 9172 3107 9171
      3098 9180 3093 9180 3139 9290 3152 9272
time... Mot... loc 0010z 231deg 33kt 3156 9305 3134 9258 3123 9232 3111
9204


Landreneau

610 PM CST Sat Jan 21 2017

... Significant weather advisory for northern Rapides and Avoyelles
parishes until 715 PM CST...

At 610 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 11 miles southwest of Montgomery to near
Alexandria international Airport to near Kolin to Marksville.
Movement was northeast at 40 mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Alexandria, Pineville, Marksville, Simmesport, Boyce, Moreauville,
Bordelonville, Alexandria international Airport, Effie, Lena, Ball,
Colfax, Mansura, Tioga, Timber Trails, esler regional Airport,
Flatwoods, Lake Ophelia National wildlife Refuge, Kingsville and
Poland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM CST for central
Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 3150 9268 3145 9271 3139 9266 3147 9216
      3133 9208 3134 9203 3132 9200 3128 9202
      3127 9199 3122 9199 3123 9192 3127 9195
      3130 9191 3120 9168 3114 9172 3107 9171
      3098 9180 3093 9180 3139 9290 3152 9272
time... Mot... loc 0010z 231deg 33kt 3156 9305 3134 9258 3123 9232 3111
9204


Landreneau