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Louisiana, West Cameron

Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:08 PM CDT on August 30, 2014

Expires 1:00 PM EDT on August 31, 2014


... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 7 am CDT Sunday...

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

* Coastal flooding: he actual water levels at the time of the high
tides will reach between 3.0 and 3.5 feet mean lower low water
* timing: the high tides are occurring now.

* Impacts: locations expected to be impacted by a minor tidal
surge. Secondary roads and low spots off Highway 82. Locations
expected to be impacted by a minor backwater flooding. Some
roads in Sabine and Sabine Pass. Low spots in the city of
Cameron.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





1005 PM CDT Sat Aug 30 2014

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

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas... including the
following areas... in Louisiana... Acadia... Allen... Beauregard...
   Calcasieu... East Cameron... Evangeline... Iberia... Jefferson
Davis... Lafayette... lower St. Martin... St. Landry... St. Mary...
   upper St. Martin... Vermilion and West Cameron. In southeast
Texas... Jefferson and Orange.

* Through Sunday morning

* average total rain amounts of 1-2 inches will be possible mainly
late tonight and Sunday morning.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Record Report

Statement as of 5:17 PM CDT on August 30, 2014


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

a record rainfall of 7.78 inches was set at Lake Charles today.
This breaks the old record of 2.5 set in 1982.



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Alaska - Frost Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Idaho - Special Statement
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Indiana - Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Record Report
Montana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Nebraska - Flood Warning
North Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Record Report
Tennessee - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Utah - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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