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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:12 PM CDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 9:12 PM EDT on May 06, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mermentau river near Mermentau.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Sunday the stage was 5.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 5.7 feet by
Tuesday early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 6.0 feet... flooding of the shipyard
begins. Portions of castex Landing, la 3166, become flooded and
impassable.
* Impact... at stages near 5.5 feet... a few recreational camps and
residences are subject to flooding.
* 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




912 PM CDT sun may 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Vermilion river at Lafayette, Surrey street gage.
* Until Friday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Sunday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by
Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Friday
morning.
* Impact... at stages near 14.0 feet... moderate flooding in
Lafayette, with significant flooding near where coulees and bayous
intersect the Vermilion river.
* Impact... at stages near 13.5 feet... flooding of some yards near
the river will occur. Significant flooding of Beaver Park and
Vermilionville will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 11.5 feet... minor flooding of Beaver Park
and Vermilionville near the river will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 10.0 feet... minor flooding of heymann park
off of Highway 90 will occur.


Lat... Lon 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191




Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:33 PM CDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 02, 2016


... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 7 PM CDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a coastal
Flood Advisory... which is in effect until 7 PM CDT Monday.

* Coastal flooding... tide levels will range between 3.0 and 3.5
MLLW around astronomical high tide.

* Impacts... minor flooding with water in low spots on area roads
near Sabine Pass... Cameron... Hackberry... Intracoastal City...
Delcambre... Cypremort Point... Franklin... and Morgan City.

Also... minor flooding with water across roads near Sabine Lake...
Calcasieu Lake and along the lower Calcasieu River south of the
saltwater barrier.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.





913 PM CDT sun may 1 2016

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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 two 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 5:07 PM CDT on May 01, 2016


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

a record rainfall of 4.85 inches was set at Lake Charles today.
This breaks the old record of 2.7 set in 1916.



Local Storm Report



05/01/2016 1230 PM

1 miles WSW of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Picture of flooding in Abbeville.





05/01/2016 1230 PM

1 miles WSW of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Picture of flooding in Abbeville.





05/01/2016 1152 am

1 miles WNW of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Picture of streets flooding in Abbeville.





05/01/2016 1152 am

1 miles WNW of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Picture of streets flooding in Abbeville.





05/01/2016 0700 am

4 miles W of intracoastal c, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m5.12 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Leland Bowman lock
            /vlkl1/




05/01/2016 0745 am

1 miles E of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m2.55 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Cocorahs station Abbeville /la-vm-4/




05/01/2016 0630 am

2 miles SSE of Kaplan, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m2.99 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Cocorahs station 1 SSE Kaplan /la-vm-2/




05/01/2016 0944 am

2 miles E of Pecan Island, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m3.52 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station 2 E Pecan Island /d7368/




05/01/2016 0700 am

1 miles SW of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m2.95 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Abbeville /abbl1/





05/01/2016 0700 am

4 miles W of intracoastal c, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m5.12 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Leland Bowman lock
            /vlkl1/




05/01/2016 0745 am

1 miles E of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m2.55 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Cocorahs station Abbeville /la-vm-4/




05/01/2016 0630 am

2 miles SSE of Kaplan, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m2.99 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Cocorahs station 1 SSE Kaplan /la-vm-2/




05/01/2016 0944 am

2 miles E of Pecan Island, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m3.52 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station 2 E Pecan Island /d7368/




05/01/2016 0700 am

1 miles SW of Abbeville, Vermilion Parish.

Heavy rain m2.95 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Abbeville /abbl1/



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Colorado - Freeze Warning
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Georgia - Record Report
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Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
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