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Louisiana, Upper St. Martin

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:11 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 02, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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 one 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.




Record Report

Statement as of 5:04 PM CDT on April 30, 2016


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Lake Charles...

a record rainfall of 3.33 inch(es) was set at Lake Charles today.
This breaks the old record of 2.34 set in 1957.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Special Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Georgia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Maine - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Special Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Freeze Warning
Oregon - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Record Report
Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement

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