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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
900 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-301600-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...
BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...
KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
900 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.NOW...
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS ARE FALLING ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND
SOUTHERN LOUISIANA THIS MORNING. STORMS ARE MOVING TO THE NORTH
NORTHEAST. EXPECTED TO SEE TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL MOST LOCATIONS
BY THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.

$$








Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
847 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

LAC001-045-055-097-099-113-301545-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FA.Y.0038.140830T1347Z-140830T1545Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ST. LANDRY LA-LAFAYETTE LA-ACADIA LA-VERMILION LA-IBERIA LA-
ST. MARTIN LA-
847 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN ST. LANDRY PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...OPELOUSAS...LEONVILLE...KROTZ
  SPRINGS...ARNAUDVILLE...
  NORTHWESTERN IBERIA PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...NEW IBERIA...JEANERETTE...AVERY
  ISLAND...
  LAFAYETTE PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SCOTT...LAFAYETTE...CARENCRO...
  NORTHWESTERN ST. MARTIN PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ST. MARTINVILLE...CATAHOULA...BREAUX
  BRIDGE...
  EAST CENTRAL ACADIA PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  NORTHEASTERN VERMILION PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...INTRACOASTAL CITY...ABBEVILLE...

* UNTIL 1045 AM CDT

* AT 843 AM CDT UP TO 2 INCHES HAS FALLEN FROM AROUND OPELOUSAS TO
VERMILION BAY WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS AROUND AVERY ISLAND...
HENRY... AND ABBEVILLE. ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO STREAM IN
FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS PRODUCING AN
ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.
NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE
ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3056 9219 3057 9175 3051 9173 3050 9170
      3043 9163 2988 9168 2973 9186 2973 9187
      2976 9189 2982 9184 2982 9197 2979 9198
      2977 9205 2972 9212 2973 9215 2974 9215
      2973 9229

$$

TINGLER






Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
556 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

GMZ430-432-435-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-
216-259>262-311100-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-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-
556 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL
EXPECTED TODAY AND INTO TONIGHT. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT.
3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE BY THIS EVENING. ISOLATED AMOUNTS
UP TO 6 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

RAIN CHANCES WILL TAPER OFF SUNDAY AND LABOR DAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
BEGINS TO BUILD IN FROM THE EAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ALTHOUGH SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, REPORTS OF
FLOODING AND ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

$$



Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
546 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHERN
LOUISIANA AS TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO AND THE
CARIBBEAN MOVES INLAND THROUGH A WEAKNESS IN THE UPPER RIDGE AND
INTERACTS WITH A STRONG JET STREAM ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPROACHING
UPPER LEVEL TROF OUT WEST. THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
TRAIN INLAND OVER LOWER SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND WESTERN LOUISIANA THIS MORNING
...AND SPREAD ACROSS CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND ACADIANA THIS AFTERNOON.
EXPECT THE CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO SLOWLY
DIMINISH SATURDAY EVENING.

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ215-216-302115-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140831T0500Z/
/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-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...
BRIDGE CITY
546 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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...LOWER ST. MARTIN...RAPIDES...ST.
  LANDRY...ST. MARY...UPPER ST. MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND
  WEST CAMERON. IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
  THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

SWEENEY






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