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Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
LAC001-023-039-045-055-097-099-101-113-020400-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FF.W.0040.000000T0000Z-160502T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
435 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN CAMERON PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  VERMILION PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  ST. MARTIN PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  IBERIA PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN ST. MARY PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHEASTERN EVANGELINE PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHERN ST. LANDRY PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  ACADIA PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  LAFAYETTE PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT SUNDAY

* AT 427 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS OVER
  PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA MOVING EASTWARD TOWARDS ACADIANA.
  RADAR ESTIMATES THAT UPWARDS OF 9 INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN TODAY
  WITHIN THE WARNED AREA...AND AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. REPORTS FROM LOCAL MEDIA AND LAW
  ENFORCEMENT INDICATE THAT FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING...
  AND THESE ADDITIONAL RAINS WILL ONLY AGGRAVATE THE SITUATION.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LAFAYETTE...NEW IBERIA...OPELOUSAS...CROWLEY...ABBEVILLE...CATAHOULA...
  EUNICE...SCOTT...BREAUX BRIDGE...RAYNE...FRANKLIN...CARENCRO...ST.
  MARTINVILLE...JEANERETTE...KAPLAN...CHURCH POINT...IOTA...GUEYDAN...
  LEONVILLE AND ARNAUDVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TRAVEL WITHIN THE WARNED AREA IS NOT RECOMMENDED AT THIS TIME. DO
NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS...TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN!!!

&&

LAT...LON 2975 9188 2978 9183 2979 9182 2984 9196
      2973 9220 2972 9219 2970 9212 2958 9262
      3007 9265 3020 9259 3048 9263 3057 9226
      3057 9176 3050 9175 3044 9164 3026 9159
      3023 9147 3011 9147 3004 9122 2991 9121

$$

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1256 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

.FIVE TO 10 INCH RAINFALL AMOUNTS HAVE OCCURRED IN THE HARDEST
HIT AREAS WITHIN THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH SINCE YESTERDAY. DRAINAGE
AREAS ARE FILLING UP OR ARE OVERFLOWING ALONG THE I-10 CORRIDOR
DUE TO HEAVY RUNOFF. A BRIEF REPREIVE FROM THE HEAVY RAINS MAY
CONTINUE FOR THE NORTHERN AREAS...HOWEVER THE I-10 CORRIDOR TO THE
COAST WILL SEE OFF AND ON PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON.
ANOTHER ROUND OF WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED AGAIN LATER
TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
020200-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-160503T0000Z/
/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-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...MORGAN CITY...BURNS POINT...CENTERVILLE...FRANKLIN...
PATTERSON...BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...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
1256 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY 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...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...
  NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...
   SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
  AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW
  LYING RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

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
1034 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas...

  Calcasieu River Near Oakdale
  Village Creek Near Kountze

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

  Bundick Creek At Bundick Lake
  Red River Near Alexandria
  Whisky Chitto Creek Near Mittie
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River Near Oberlin
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage
  Sabine River Near Bon Wier
  Neches River Near Town Bluff
  Neches River Near Evadale

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas..
  BAYOU DES CANNES NEAR Eunice
  Calcasieu River Near Kinder
  West Fork Of The Calcasieu River At Sam Houston Jones State Park
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro
  Sabine River Near Deweyville
  Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake

LAC055-097-099-020533-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0081.000000T0000Z-160505T0824Z/
/BVCL1.2.ER.160501T1417Z.160502T1200Z.160504T2024Z.UU/
1034 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro.
* until late Wednesday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
  to rise to near 21.0 feet by tomorrow morning.the river will fall
  below flood stage by Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At stages near 21.5 feet...Several roads are closed with
  several homes near the bayou flooded or cutoff.

&&

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

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1034 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas...

  Calcasieu River Near Oakdale
  Village Creek Near Kountze

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

  Bundick Creek At Bundick Lake
  Red River Near Alexandria
  Whisky Chitto Creek Near Mittie
  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora
  Calcasieu River Near Oberlin
  Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage
  Sabine River Near Bon Wier
  Neches River Near Town Bluff
  Neches River Near Evadale

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas..
  BAYOU DES CANNES NEAR Eunice
  Calcasieu River Near Kinder
  West Fork Of The Calcasieu River At Sam Houston Jones State Park
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro
  Sabine River Near Deweyville
  Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake

LAC055-113-020533-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0082.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/VLSL1.1.ER.160501T1307Z.160502T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1034 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...Flood Warning extended until further notice...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:15 AM Sunday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by this
  evening then begin falling.
* Impact...At stages near 13.5 feet...Flooding of some yards near
  the river will occur. Significant flooding of Beaver Park and
  Vermilionville will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
509 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
021130-
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-
509 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 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

A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE STORMS WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LARGE
HAIL...AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE...WITH A SLIGHT RISK FOR EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL BE IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE POTENTIAL FOR TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY
AND A FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL ALSO CONTINUE INTO MONDAY. DRIER AIR
WILL MOVE IN ON TUESDAY AND PREVAIL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
PERIOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



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