Lake Charles, LA

12:39 PM CDT on June 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
LCHS Wildcats 1972 | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 8 ft 30.23 °N, 93.17 °W | Updated 29 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
83.6 °F
Feels Like 97 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SE

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1800 ft
Overcast 6500 ft
Heat Index 97 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 2.84 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:14 AM 8:18 PM
Waxing Crescent, 37% visible
METAR KCWF 291650Z 12003KT 10SM BKN018 OVC065 26/24 A2995
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1800 ft
Overcast 6500 ft
Heat Index 97 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 2.84 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:14 AM 8:18 PM
Waxing Crescent, 37% visible
METAR KCWF 291650Z 12003KT 10SM BKN018 OVC065 26/24 A2995

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:09 AM CDT Jun. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Sabine River near Deweyville.
* Until late Sunday night... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 am Thursday the stage was 24.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will slowly rise to near 24.3 feet by Friday evening
before begging to Fall. River will fall below flood stage by Sunday evening.
* 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 3057 9363 3011 9364 3011 9378 3031 9381
      3062 9378




932 am CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River near salt water barrier.
* From this afternoon to late tonight... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:00 am Thursday the stage was 3.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage this
afternoon.
* Impact... at stages near 4.5 feet... water covers portions of River
Road in North Lake Charles.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor Marshland flooding
occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in North Lake Charles.


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




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:13 AM CDT Jun. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Louisiana and southeast
Texas, including the following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia,
Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron,
Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, lower St.
Martin, Rapides, St. Landry, St. Mary, upper St. Martin,
Vermilion, and West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Jefferson and
Orange.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* areal rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected in the
watch area, with local amounts up to 6 inches possible. Intense
rainfall rates may overwhelm local drainage capacity.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

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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