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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Acadia; Allen; Evangeline; Jefferson Davis

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...The National Weather Service in Lake Charles LA has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...Texas... Bayou Des Cannes Near Eunice Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier Calcasieu River Near Oakdale Bayou Nezpique Near Basile Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro Bayou Anacoco Near Rosepine Village Creek Near Kountze ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the following rivers in Louisiana...Texas... Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage Sabine River Near Bon Wier ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity and increased in duration for the following rivers in Texas... Neches River Near Beaumont Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Bayou Nezpique Near Basile.

* From Thursday evening to Saturday afternoon.

* At 7:15 PM CDT Monday the stage was 20.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage Thursday evening to a crest of 22.0 feet Thursday evening. It will then fall below flood stage early Saturday morning.

* Impact...At 22.0 feet, Minor agricultural flood damage will occur. && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 pm CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu Bayou Nezpique Basile 22.0 20.8 Mon 7 pm CDT 21.2 21.7 22.0 &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Acadia; Allen; Evangeline; Jefferson Davis

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Southwestern Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana... Northwestern Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana... Southeastern Allen Parish in southwestern Louisiana... Southeastern Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana... Jefferson Davis Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* Until 130 AM CDT.

* At 735 PM CDT, The heavy rainfall has ended for the time being and the flash flooding has come to an end however modeling continues to show significant flooding along some of the larger streams. Numerous roads remain flooded across the area. Flooding is already occurring in the warned area. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Lake Charles, Jennings, Westlake, Welsh, Iowa, Kinder, Basile, Elton, Fenton, Hayes, Moss Bluff, Lake Charles Regional Airport, Pine Island, Buller, Lebleu Settlement, Holmwood, Lacassine, Roanoke, Bell City and Hathaway.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Acadia; Evangeline; St. Landry

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...The National Weather Service in Lake Charles LA has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...Texas... Bayou Des Cannes Near Eunice Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier Calcasieu River Near Oakdale Bayou Nezpique Near Basile Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro Bayou Anacoco Near Rosepine Village Creek Near Kountze ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the following rivers in Louisiana...Texas... Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage Sabine River Near Bon Wier ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity and increased in duration for the following rivers in Texas... Neches River Near Beaumont Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Bayou Des Cannes Near Eunice.

* From Tuesday morning to Friday morning.

* At 7:00 PM CDT Monday the stage was 12.3 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow morning to a crest of 18.5 feet early Wednesday afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage early Friday morning.

* Impact...At 19.8 feet, IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 18 STRUCTURES NEAR THE BAYOU WILL BE FLOODED. && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 pm CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu Bayou Des Cannes Eunice 16.0 12.3 Mon 7 pm CDT 17.7 18.4 16.8 &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Acadia; Jefferson Davis; Vermilion

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas... Louisiana... Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake Bundick Creek At Bundick Lake Calcasieu River Near Kinder Calcasieu River NEAR White Oak Park Calcasieu River Near Oberlin Calcasieu River Near Glenmora Mermentau River Near Mermentau Sabine River Near Deweyville Neches River Near Town Bluff Neches River at Neches River Saltwater Barrier Neches River Near Evadale Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. ...The Flood Warning remains in effect... The Flood Warning continues for the Mermentau River Near Mermentau.

* Until further notice.

* At 7:15 PM CDT Monday the stage was 4.6 feet.

* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:15 PM CDT Monday was 4.6 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to 5.5 feet Friday morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 5.5 feet, A few recreational camps and residences are subject to flooding. && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 pm CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu Mermentau River Mermentau 4.0 4.6 Mon 7 pm CDT 4.9 5.1 5.4 &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Allen; Calcasieu; Jefferson Davis

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas... Louisiana... Pine Island Bayou Near Sour Lake Bundick Creek At Bundick Lake Calcasieu River Near Kinder Calcasieu River NEAR White Oak Park Calcasieu River Near Oberlin Calcasieu River Near Glenmora Mermentau River Near Mermentau Sabine River Near Deweyville Neches River Near Town Bluff Neches River at Neches River Saltwater Barrier Neches River Near Evadale Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. ...The Flood Warning remains in effect... The Flood Warning continues for the Calcasieu River Near Kinder.

* Until further notice.

* At 7:15 PM CDT Monday the stage was 17.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:15 PM CDT Monday was 17.4 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to 18.0 feet Saturday morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 18.0 feet, If gage reading at Kinder reaches 18 feet, flooding begins to cut off some of the roads around Topsy in Northwest Jefferson Davis Parish. && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 pm CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu Calcasieu River Kinder 16.0 17.4 Mon 7 pm CDT 17.5 17.5 17.7 &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Iberia

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana... Southern Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana... West Central St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana... Northeastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* Until 215 AM CDT.

* At 1144 PM CDT, Heavy rain has ended over the area, however flooding remains ongoing. Flood waters will continue to slowly recede. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Lafayette, New Iberia, Abbeville, Scott, Breaux Bridge, St. Martinville, Broussard, Youngsville, Erath, Duson, Cade, Coteau, Acadiana Regional Airport, Jefferson Island, Ridge, Parks and Milton.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lafayette

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana... Southern Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana... West Central St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana... Northeastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* Until 215 AM CDT.

* At 1144 PM CDT, Heavy rain has ended over the area, however flooding remains ongoing. Flood waters will continue to slowly recede. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Lafayette, New Iberia, Abbeville, Scott, Breaux Bridge, St. Martinville, Broussard, Youngsville, Erath, Duson, Cade, Coteau, Acadiana Regional Airport, Jefferson Island, Ridge, Parks and Milton.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lafayette; St. Landry; St. Martin

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana... Northeastern Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana... Northwestern St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana...

* Until 100 AM CDT.

* At 906 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated that the heavy rain has ended, however flooding continues and some streams continue to rise. Between 3 and 7 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding. SOURCE...Doppler radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Lafayette, Scott, Breaux Bridge, Carencro, Arnaudville, Broussard, Henderson and Cecilia. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lafayette; St. Landry; St. Martin

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...The National Weather Service in Lake Charles LA has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...Texas... Bayou Des Cannes Near Eunice Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier Calcasieu River Near Oakdale Bayou Nezpique Near Basile Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro Bayou Anacoco Near Rosepine Village Creek Near Kountze ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the following rivers in Louisiana...Texas... Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage Sabine River Near Bon Wier ...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity and increased in duration for the following rivers in Texas... Neches River Near Beaumont Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Bayou Vermilion Near Carencro.

* From this evening to Friday morning.

* At 7:15 PM CDT Monday the stage was 17.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:15 PM CDT Monday was 17.2 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 20.5 feet early Wednesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Thursday evening.

* Impact...At 20.5 feet, Intersection of Arnaudville and Magellan roads is impassible. && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 pm CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu Bayou Vermilion Carencro 17.0 17.2 Mon 7 pm CDT 20.4 20.1 17.1 &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lafayette; St. Martin; Vermilion

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the following rivers in Louisiana... Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. ...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity... The Flood Warning continues for the Vermilion River At Lafayette, Surrey Street Gage.

* Until further notice.

* At 8:15 PM CDT Monday the stage was 15.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:15 PM CDT Monday was 15.2 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 16.0 feet just after midnight tonight.

* Impact...At 16.0 feet, Widespread major flooding will occur with numerous homes and roads flooded throughout Lafayette down stream to Abbeville and Perry. Large areas of inundation as result of backwater flooding of the coulees that drain in the river.

* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.8 feet on 01/20/1993. && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 pm CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu Vermilion River Lafayette, Surrey Street Gag 10.0 15.2 Mon 8 pm CDT 13.8 12.7 12. 1 &&


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: St. Martin

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana... Southern Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana... West Central St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana... Northeastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* Until 215 AM CDT.

* At 1144 PM CDT, Heavy rain has ended over the area, however flooding remains ongoing. Flood waters will continue to slowly recede. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Lafayette, New Iberia, Abbeville, Scott, Breaux Bridge, St. Martinville, Broussard, Youngsville, Erath, Duson, Cade, Coteau, Acadiana Regional Airport, Jefferson Island, Ridge, Parks and Milton.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Vermilion

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Northeastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* Until 215 AM CDT.

* At 1108 PM CDT, Heavy rain has ended across the area, however flooding remains ongoing. Water will slowly recede through the next several hours. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Abbeville, Kaplan, Maurice and Meaux.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Vermilion

NWS Lake Charles (Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana)

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana... Southern Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana... West Central St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana... Northeastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* Until 215 AM CDT.

* At 1144 PM CDT, Heavy rain has ended over the area, however flooding remains ongoing. Flood waters will continue to slowly recede. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Lafayette, New Iberia, Abbeville, Scott, Breaux Bridge, St. Martinville, Broussard, Youngsville, Erath, Duson, Cade, Coteau, Acadiana Regional Airport, Jefferson Island, Ridge, Parks and Milton.


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