Calcasieu Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 10:28 AM CST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near salt water barrier.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Sunday the stage was 3.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 4.1 feet by after midnight tomorrow. Additional rises
are possible thereafter.
* 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 3035 9332 3017 9335 3014 9328 3029 9303 3036 9309




1028 am CST sun Jan 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Impact... at stages near 6.0 feet... goos Ferry Road becomes
impassable.
* 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.
* Impact... at stages near 3.5 feet... ponding of water on low spots
along goos Ferry Road will occur.


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




1028 am CST sun Jan 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Deweyville.
* From this afternoon to late Thursday night... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 9:46 am Sunday the stage was 23.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
continue to rise to near 24.2 feet by early Tuesday morning.The
river will fall below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* 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 3062 9378 3031 9381 3011 9378 3011 9364
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Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:41 PM CST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until midnight CST tonight...

* winds... west to northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40
mph.

* Impacts... travel on north to south oriented roadways could be
dangerous at times for high profile vehicles, especially on
overpasses and bridges.

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.



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Small Craft Advisory, Low Water Advisory
Issued: 3:27 PM CST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory now in effect until 6 am CST Monday...
... Low water advisory in effect until noon CST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a low
water advisory, which is in effect until noon CST Monday.

* Winds... winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knots.

* Waves/seas... extremely rough.

* Water levels... falling to -1.5 to -2.5 MLLW this evening and
persisting through Monday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

A low water advisory means water levels are expected to be
significantly below average. Mariners should use extreme caution
and transit at the slowest safe navigable speed to minimize
impact.



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