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Flood Warning

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

Expires 4:24 PM EDT on May 04, 2016

... Flood Warning extended until Wednesday afternoon... the Flood
Warning continues for
The Bayou des cannes near Eunice.
* From Monday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 17.0 feet by Tuesday morning.The river
will fall below flood stage by late Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 16.0 feet... minor flooding begins along
The Bayou with a few structures right along The Bayou threatened.

Lat... Lon 3057 9240 3056 9235 3019 9256 3022 9260
      3045 9257

840 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mermentau river near Mermentau.
* From this evening until further notice... or until the warning is
* At 8:15 PM Saturday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 4.5 feet by
Thursday morning then begin falling.
* 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

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

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

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

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