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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
550 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
061200-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
550 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
MOISTURE STREAMING NORTHWARD AHEAD OF A DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN GULF WILL CONTINUE TO OVERRIDE A NEARLY
STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY NEAR THE COAST TODAY...LEADING TO
MORE SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS EXPECTED TO AVERAGE 1 TO 2 INCHES ON TOP OF ALREADY
SATURATED GROUNDS, FLOODING COULD BECOME A PROBLEM ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA THROUGHOUT THE DAY...AND A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS
IN EFFECT.

IN ADDITION, THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP MAINLY NEAR
THE COAST AND OVER THE ATCHAFALAYA BASIN BY THE AFTENROON AS THE
LOW MOVES EASTWARD AND DRAGS THE FRONT NORTHWARD INTO THESE AREAS.
A STORM OR TWO COULD REACH SEVERE LIMITS WITH THE PRIMARY THREAT
BEING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...ALTHOUGH LARGE HAIL OR AN ISOLATED
TORNADO IS NOT TOTALLY OUT OF THE QUESTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
A VERY STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION THURSDAY.
FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY MORNINGS...WITH LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S ACROSS
EAST-CENTRAL LOUISIANA. WIND CHILLS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S ARE
ALSO EXPECTED BOTH MORNINGS IN THIS AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$



Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
525 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.RAINFALL RATES AND INTENSITY WILL INCREASE THROUGH TODAY AS A
SURFACE LOW...ALONG WITH A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE...WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE REGION. WET GROUNDS ARE CURRENTLY PREVALENT OVER
A MAJORITY OF THE AREA FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS...AND AN ADDITIONAL
1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN ARE POSSIBLE TODAY...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS. THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE
FLOODING. THE RAIN WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON
INTO EVENING...ENDING THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

LAZ027>033-041>045-052-053-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
052100-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-161205T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-
ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-
SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT POLK...PICKERING...LEESVILLE...
SLAGLE...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...EFFIE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...
COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...BUNDICK LAKE...DE RIDDER...
FIELDS...ORETTA...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...BEAVER...
ST. LANDRY...MAMOU...REDDELL...LAWTELL...OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...HATHAWAY...JENNINGS...TOPSY...ROANOKE...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...BRANCH...CHURCH POINT...
RICHARD...LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...CADE...ST. MARTINVILLE...
ABBEVILLE...INTRACOASTAL CITY...MEAUX...FORKED ISLAND...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...HACKBERRY...JOHNSON BAYOU...GRAND LAKE...KLONDIKE...
CAMERON...CREOLE...GRAND CHENIER...RUTHERFORD BEACH...
TOWN BLUFF...FRED...HILLISTER...IVANHOE...SPURGER...WARREN...
WOODVILLE...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...SABINE PASS...
SEA RIM STATE PARK...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...
HOLLY SPRINGS...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...MAGNOLIA SPRINGS...
MT. UNION...ROGANVILLE...BURKEVILLE...FARRSVILLE...JAMESTOWN...
NEWTON...WIERGATE...BLEAKWOOD...CALL...GIST...BUNA...EVADALE...
DEWEYVILLE
525 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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...RAPIDES...ST. LANDRY...UPPER ST.
  MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND WEST CAMERON. IN SOUTHEAST
  TEXAS...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN
  NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON

* AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
  AREA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE ALSO
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS INCLUDE DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING
  FLASH FLOODING AS WELL AS ELEVATED LEVELS ON AREA RIVERS AND
  STREAMS.

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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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
826 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas...

  BAYOU DES CANNES NEAR Eunice
  Calcasieu River Near Oberlin
  Calcasieu River Near Kinder
  West Fork Of The Calcasieu River At Sam Houston Jones State Park
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage
  Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana..
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier

LAC055-113-051625-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0143.000000T0000Z-161209T0900Z/
/VLSL1.1.ER.161204T0735Z.161206T0000Z.161208T2100Z.NO/
826 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Thursday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.
* until late Thursday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 PM Sunday the stage was 10.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.0 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At stages near 11.5 feet...Minor flooding of Beaver Park
  and Vermilionville near the river will occur.
* 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

$$



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