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Louisiana, Rapides

Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:17 PM CST on December 03, 2016

Expires 4:00 AM EST on December 08, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near Glenmora.
* From Sunday evening to late Wednesday night... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:45 PM Saturday the stage was 7.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
continue to rise to near 13.5 feet by Tuesday morning.The river
will fall below flood stage by Wednesday before midnight.
* 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.
* Impact... at stages near 12.0 feet... when the river is rising and
the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads
upstream from Glenmora, including strothers crossing Road near the
community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have
water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of
forested areas near the river will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 12.0 feet... when the river is falling and
the gauge reading is forecast to be near 12 feet, flooding of
forested areas near the river will occur.


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:20 AM CST on December 04, 2016

Expires 4:00 PM EST on December 05, 2016


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas... including the
following areas... in Louisiana... Allen... Beauregard...
Calcasieu... East Cameron... Jefferson Davis... Rapides... Vernon
and West Cameron. In southeast Texas... Hardin... Jefferson...
northern Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper...
   southern Newton and Tyler.

* Through Monday afternoon

* an additional 2 to 5 inches of rainfall is possible in the
watch area through Monday afternoon. Locally higher amounts
are possible.

* Impacts include dangerous and potentially life threatening
flash flooding as well as elevated levels on area rivers and
streams.

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 2:16 AM CST on December 04, 2016


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Beaumont Port Arthur...

The total rainfall of 6.73 inches on Saturday at Beaumont Port
Arthur yesterday set a new record for the date. The old record
was 3.54 inches set in 2002.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Iowa - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
Mississippi - Coastal Flood Advisory
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Wind Advisory
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
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