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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:04 PM CDT on April 17, 2015

Expires 12:04 PM EDT on April 18, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mermentau river near Mermentau.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Friday the stage was 4.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 5.0 feet by early
Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor lowland flooding near the
river will occur.

Lat... Lon 3025 9266 3004 9276 3004 9260 3019 9254 3024 9255

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:15 AM CDT on April 18, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 18, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Louisiana and 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 Texas... Hardin... Jefferson... northern
Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper... southern
Newton and Tyler.

* Through this evening

* widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
again over the area... mainly late this morning into the
afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible... with
locally higher amounts possible. 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.


1203 PM CDT Thu Apr 16 2015

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a
* Flood Watch for
The Bayou Nezpique near Basile
* from late Saturday night until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Thursday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by early Sunday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 24.0 feet... moderate flood threat
downstream including a few residences near Jennings, Mermentau, and
Silverwood. Operations at Silverwood shipyard could be affected.
* Impact... at stages near 22.0 feet... minor agricultural flood
damage will occur.

Lat... Lon 3061 9262 3046 9269 3022 9267 3022 9256 3062 9250

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Arizona - Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Maine - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Jersey - Fire Weather Warning
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
North Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Advisory
Pennsylvania - Fire Weather Warning
Rhode Island - Special Statement
Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory
Wisconsin - Fire Weather Warning
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
- Small Craft Advisory