Lake Charles, LA

2:21 PM CDT on April 18, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch

Elev 7 ft 30.13 °N, 93.22 °W | Updated 28 minutes ago

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Pressure 29.87 in
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Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 1.76 in
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UV 6 out of 12
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METAR KLCH 181853Z 14005KT 10SM BKN022 23/21 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP114 T02330206

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Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2200 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 1.76 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 6 out of 12
Pollen .90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Local Activity
METAR KLCH 181853Z 14005KT 10SM BKN022 23/21 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP114 T02330206

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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 Calcasieu River near salt water barrier.
* From Sunday evening until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 1:00 am Saturday the stage was 2.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
continue to rise to near 4.2 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor Marshland flooding
occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in North Lake Charles.


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




1157 am CDT Sat Apr 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 5:00 am Saturday the stage was 4.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 4.9 feet after
midnight tomorrow then begin falling.
* 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




1157 am CDT Sat Apr 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Deweyville.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:45 am Saturday the stage was 24.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 24.4 feet by
Monday early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 24.0 feet... minor lowland flooding will
occur.


Lat... Lon 3061 9376 3031 9381 3008 9378 3005 9367
      3044 9364 3057 9363




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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