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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
841 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier
  Neches River Near Beaumont

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas...
  Bundick Creek At Bundick Lake
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River Near Oberlin
  Calcasieu River Near Kinder
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage
  Sabine River Near Deweyville
  Neches River Near Town Bluff
  Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake

LAC055-113-191541-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-150420T0030Z/
/VLSL1.1.ER.150418T1345Z.150419T0500Z.150419T1230Z.NO/
841 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.
* until Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 PM Saturday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will fall below flood stage by Sunday evening.
* 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

$$



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1040 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...The flood watch continues for the following rivers in Louisiana...
  Bundick Creek At Bundick Lake affecting Beauregard Parish
  Calcasieu River Near Oberlin affecting Allen Parish
  Calcasieu River Near Kinder affecting Allen and Jefferson Davis
  Parishes
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier affecting Calcasieu Parish
  Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro affecting Lafayette...St. Landry and
  St. Martin Parishes
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage affecting
  Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes

 With additional rainfall expected over the next 24 to 36 hours,
 some additional forecast points may reach flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means conditions are favorable for flooding of low
lying areas and along rivers and streams. If you are in the watch
area remain alert to possible flooding or if a warning is issued.

Do not drive into flooded areas or attempt to cross roadways covered
by high water.You may check the following website for the latest
river and weather information, www.srh.noaa.gov/lch.


$$

&&

LAZ033-044>045-191539-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.A.0021.150418T2315Z-000000T0000Z/
/BVCL1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1040 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro
* from Saturday evening until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At stages near 18.0 feet...Roads along Bayou Fuseilier
  are impassable. These include but are not limited to Walnut and
  Green roads along the St. Martin, St. Landry Parish line, as well
  as Meche Road in St. Landry Parish.

&&

LAT...LON 3026 9200 3028 9193 3031 9194 3032 9189
      3046 9198 3046 9201

$$



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