Lake Charles, LA

11:39 AM CST on December 03, 2016 (GMT -0600)
Lake Charles Regional | | Change Station

Elev 7 ft 30.13 °N, 93.22 °W | Updated 46 minutes ago

Light Rain
Light Rain
56 °F
Feels Like 56 °F
N
17
Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 29 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1200 ft
Overcast 1900 ft
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 1.49 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:53 AM 5:12 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KLCH 031653Z 10015G25KT 10SM -RA FEW012 OVC019 13/13 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP147 P0000 T01330128 $
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1200 ft
Overcast 1900 ft
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 1.49 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:53 AM 5:12 PM
Waxing Crescent, 16% visible
METAR KLCH 031653Z 10015G25KT 10SM -RA FEW012 OVC019 13/13 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP147 P0000 T01330128 $

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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:50 AM CST Dec. 3, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay.
* From this evening to Wednesday morning... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Friday the stage was 3.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage this
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.


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




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 10:37 AM CST Dec. 3, 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... Rapides and Vernon. In southeast Texas... Hardin...
Jefferson... northern Jasper... northern Newton... Orange...
southern Jasper... southern Newton and Tyler.

* Through Monday afternoon

* 5 to 8 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.



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Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:31 AM CST Dec. 3, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 3 PM CST this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect until 3 PM CST this afternoon.

* Timing... through 3 PM CST.

* Winds... east 20 to 25 mph with gusts to near 30 mph.

* Impacts... difficulty driving high profile vehicles...
especially on north-south bridges. Trash cans and loose lawn
objects will be blown around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 20 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.