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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:57 AM CDT on April 18, 2015

Expires 2:57 AM EDT on April 19, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near Glenmora.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:45 am Saturday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 14.0 feet by
early Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 14.0 feet... some roads upstream from
Glenmora, including strothers crossing Road near the community of
Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
feet of water over the Road and are subject to being closed.
Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.


Lat... Lon 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:28 AM CDT on April 18, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 18, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Louisiana... south central Louisiana...
southwest Louisiana and west central Louisiana... including the
following areas... in central Louisiana... Avoyelles...
Evangeline... Rapides and St. Landry. In south central
Louisiana... Iberia... Lafayette... lower St. Martin... St. Mary
and upper St. Martin. In southwest Louisiana... Acadia...
Allen... Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron... Jefferson
Davis... Vermilion and West Cameron. In west central
Louisiana... Vernon.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to
develop again over the area during the afternoon. Rainfall
amounts of 1 to 3 inches are still possible in some locations.
This rainfall will quickly run off... resulting in flash
flooding of poorly drained or low lying areas.

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises.

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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