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Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:18 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 3:18 AM EDT on May 01, 2016


The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Red River near Alexandria.
* From Wednesday afternoon until further notice... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Saturday the stage was 25.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon may 4th and
continue to rise to near 37.5 feet by Friday evening may 6th.
* Impact... at stages near 37.5 feet... water reaches top of the rails
of The Union Pacific Railroad bridge at Boyce. Considerable
backwater flooding will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 35.0 feet... considerable overflow below
Alexandria to the confluence with the Black River occurs. Backwater
flooding worsens along inflow bayous that drain into the Red River.
* Impact... at stages near 33.0 feet... backwater flooding begins
along bayou Maria and Huffman creeks east of Pineville.
* Impact... at stages near 32.0 feet... flooding of lowland areas near
the river occurs and recreational boating is affected.
* Impact... at stages near 31.0 feet... some of the outfall canals are
slowed or not allowed to drain into the river between 31 and 32
feet. Depending on rainfall this could cause flooding along some of
the bayous, especially along bayou rigolette.


Lat... Lon 3160 9271 3143 9285 3105 9223 3122 9173
      3138 9185 3125 9227





921 am CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River near Glenmora.
* From Sunday morning until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:45 am Saturday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 16.0 feet by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact... at stages near 16.0 feet... when the river is rising and
forecast to reach 16 feet, portions of Highway 112 between Highway
121 and Beechwood church is subject to flooding.
* Impact... at stages near 15.0 feet... flooding of secondary roads
near the river and its tributaries begins, including Ashmore Road.
Strothers crossing Road near Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near
Hineston have several feet of water over them and subject to
washouts.
* 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 11:24 AM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 01, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

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 Sunday morning

* rainfall amounts of two to five 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.





Local Storm Report



04/30/2016 1055 am

2 miles SSW of Flatwoods, Rapides Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by public.


            Report of large Oak Tree down on George Rd.





04/30/2016 1055 am

2 miles SSW of Flatwoods, Rapides Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by public.


            Report of large Oak Tree down on George Rd.





04/30/2016 1055 am

2 miles SSW of Flatwoods, Rapides Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by public.


            Report of large Oak Tree down on George Rd.



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