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2:22 PM CDT on April 18, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 23 ft 30.04 °N, 91.88 °W | Updated 29 minutes ago

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Pressure 29.86 in
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Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 71%
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UV 12 out of 12
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METAR KARA 181853Z 17011KT 10SM FEW027 25/19 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP112 T02500194

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Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2700 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 71%
Rainfall 1.22 in
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UV 12 out of 12
Pollen .90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Local Activity
METAR KARA 181853Z 17011KT 10SM FEW027 25/19 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP112 T02500194

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Nowcast | as of 2:00 PM CDT on April 18, 2015

Areas of light rain continue to fall across southeast Texas and southern Louisiana including the coastal waters. Rains are moving to the northeast.

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Flood Warning
Statement as of 11:57 AM CDT on April 18, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mermentau river near Mermentau.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:15 am Saturday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 5.0 feet early
Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor lowland flooding near the
river will occur.


Lat... Lon 3025 9266 3004 9276 3004 9260 3019 9254 3024 9255




1157 am CDT Sat Apr 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Vermilion river at Lafayette, Surrey street gage.
* Until Sunday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:15 am Saturday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 10.2 feet this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at stages near 10.0 feet... minor flooding of heymann park
off of Highway 90 will occur.


Lat... Lon 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191




Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 11:28 AM CDT on April 18, 2015

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Louisiana... south central Louisiana...
southwest Louisiana and west central Louisiana... including the
following areas... in central Louisiana... Avoyelles...
Evangeline... Rapides and St. Landry. In south central
Louisiana... Iberia... Lafayette... lower St. Martin... St. Mary
and upper St. Martin. In southwest Louisiana... Acadia...
Allen... Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron... Jefferson
Davis... Vermilion and West Cameron. In west central
Louisiana... Vernon.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to
develop again over the area during the afternoon. Rainfall
amounts of 1 to 3 inches are still possible in some locations.
This rainfall will quickly run off... resulting in flash
flooding of poorly drained or low lying areas.

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises.

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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