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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
600 AM CDT Sun Jul 21 2019

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-
600 AM CDT Sun Jul 21 2019

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

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms can be expected
today as a disturbance aloft approaches the region and interacts
with increasing moisture. Occasional cloud to ground lightning
strikes and periods of heavy rain will accompany the storms.

Additionally, heat indices will remain in the 100-105 range for
interior southeast Texas. Drink plenty of fluids and take
numerous breaks if participating in outdoor activities today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Rain chances will continue to gradually climb into Tuesday as an
upper level disturbance sits near the area. Expect scattered to
numerous thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon, which will
pose the risk of frequent cloud to ground lightning and locally
heavy rainfall. Drier and cooler air moving in after a cold
frontal passage on Tuesday will result in mostly dry weather
Wednesday and Thursday, with rain chances increasing again Friday
as the front retreats back to the north.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
743 PM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
  Atchafalaya River At Morgan City
  Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay
  Bayou Nezpique Near Basile
  Mermentau River Near Mermentau
  Sabine River Near Deweyville

743 PM CDT Sat Jul 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 7.7 feet.
* Impact...At stages near 7.0 feet...Buildings at the foot of Ann
  Street on the river side of the flood wall will flood as water
  overtops the Rio Oil Company dock. Buildings on the river side of
  the Berwick floodwall will flood. River traffic restrictions will
  be strictly enforced. In addition, backwater flooding could
  potentially impact portions areas around Lake Palourde and
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Flood stage. The city dock will
  be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview Front
  Street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger
  river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly
  enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.


LAT...LON 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154
      2986 9139 2995 9147


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