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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:40 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 05, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Deweyville.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 24.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.2 feet by
Tuesday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at stages near 25.0 feet... lowest roads beside the river
flood around Deweyville and subject to being closed. In addition,
low-lying roads in southwest Beauregard Parish are flooded
including Robert Clark Road. Flooding occurs on the south side of
Niblett Bluff park with access roads to Camp houses cut off around
the park. Access roads to the river in northeastern Orange County
become flooded.
* Impact... at stages near 24.0 feet... minor lowland flooding will
occur.


Lat... Lon 3061 9376 3031 9381 3008 9378 3005 9367
      3044 9364 3057 9363




840 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Bon Wier.
* From Monday morning to Tuesday afternoon... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Saturday the stage was 27.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Monday morning and
continue to rise to near 30.1 feet by Monday early afternoon.The
river will fall below flood stage by early Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 30.0 feet... minor lowland flooding will
occur along the river between Merryville and Bon Wier. A few roads
in southwest Vernon Parish have water over them.



Lat... Lon 3104 9361 3078 9366 3055 9379 3053 9366
      3082 9350 3104 9348




840 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

... Flood Warning extended until late Wednesday night... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Bundick creek at Bundick Lake.
* From late Tuesday night to late Wednesday night... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 95.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 97.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 97.0 feet... minor flooding begins around
the lake, especially the north end of the lake.
* Impact... at stages near 95.0 feet... elevation of the spillway.


Lat... Lon 3082 9324 3080 9317 3080 9313 3062 9293
      3057 9295 3065 9305




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.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:07 PM CDT on April 30, 2016


... NWS damage survey for 04/30/16 tornado event...

.Call tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 120 mph
path length /statute/: 10.15 miles
path width /maximum/: 500 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 3

Start date: Apr 30 2016
start time: 6:08 am
start location: 10.3 SW call / Jasper / TX
start lat/lon: 30.5284 / -94.0183

End date: Apr 30 2016
end time: 6:30 am
end location: 1 S call / Jasper / TX
end_lat/lon:30.5284 / -93.8770

Survey summary: a tornado developed approximately 10 miles
southwest of call TX along County Road 702 and moved northeast
along County Road 1004 snapping or uprooting numerous trees and
powerlines over a wide swath. The tornado destroyed a single wide
trailer just west of US Hwy 96. The trailer flipped over twice
with three residents inside. One was transfered to the hospital
to receive stitches. The other two victims sustained only minor
injuries. An aluminum shed near the trailer was lifted and thrown
approximately 200 yards. The tornado then crossed US Hwy 96 where
it continued to snap or uproot trees and powerlines before
dissipating approximately 1 mile south of call TX.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


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

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