Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
402 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE SATURDAY...

.STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH TIDES TO PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL
FLOODING SATURDAY MORNING. TIDES WILL BE RUNNING 1.5 TO 2 FEET
ABOVE NORMAL.

LAZ073-074-290500-
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402 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON CDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON CDT SATURDAY.
THE COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* COASTAL FLOODING...TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 4.0 FEET
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* TIMING...DURING ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING ON AREA ROADS, INCLUDING PARTS OF
  HIGHWAY 82 AND NEARBY SECONDARY ROADS, AND MAIN STREET IN
  CAMERON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY.

&&

$$

LAZ052-TXZ215-290500-
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VERMILION-JEFFERSON-
402 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON CDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON CDT
SATURDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH BETWEEN 3.5
  AND 3.9 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* TIMING...DURING ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...PARTS OF HIGHWAY 87 BETWEEN SABINE PASS AND HIGH
  ISLAND WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING, ALONG WITH SECONDARY
  ROADS IN PORT ARTHUR AND SABINE PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

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CALCASIEU-
402 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON CDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON CDT
SATURDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH BETWEEN 2.5
  AND 3.0 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* TIMING...MOST PRONOUNCED DURING ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE SATURDAY
  MORNING, BUT MAY PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING ALONG THE NORTHSHORE OF CALCASIEU LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

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