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Louisiana, Allen

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 7:24 AM CDT on May 02, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on May 02, 2016


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 137 remains in effect until 900 am CDT

La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Allen Avoyelles Beauregard
Calcasieu Catahoula Concordia
East Carroll Evangeline Franklin
Jefferson Davis Madison Morehouse
Rapides Richland Tensas
Vernon West Carroll




Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:12 PM CDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 06, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near Kinder.
* From Thursday afternoon until further notice... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage
Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact... at stages near 16.0 feet... flooding of wooded areas near
the river will occur.


Lat... Lon 3058 9290 3035 9318 3033 9309 3045 9293 3059 9277




912 PM CDT sun may 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near Oberlin.
* From Friday evening until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Friday evening and continue to
rise to near 14.0 feet by Sunday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 13.0 feet... minor lowland flooding near
the river will occur.



Lat... Lon 3077 9273 3071 9283 3058 9289 3058 9277 3078 9267




912 PM CDT sun may 1 2016

... Flood Warning extended until Friday morning... the Flood Warning
continues for
the whisky chitto creek near Mittie.
* From late Wednesday night to Friday morning... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 5.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
Thursday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 15.0 feet... minor lowland flooding near
the creek will occur.


Lat... Lon 3075 9294 3061 9299 3047 9294 3049 9285
      3059 9287 3074 9284




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:12 AM CDT on May 02, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 02, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

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 this evening

* rainfall amounts of two 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.



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Record Report

Statement as of 3:31 AM CDT on May 02, 2016


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

a record rainfall of 5.2 inch(es) was set at Lake Charles yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 2.7 set in 1916.


Local Storm Report



05/01/2016 0900 am

2 miles ESE of LeBlanc, Allen Parish.

Heavy rain m3.74 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Calcasieu @ Kinder
            /kdrl1/




05/01/2016 0800 am

2 miles SW of Oberlin, Allen Parish.

Heavy rain m7.18 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station fire tower /obel1/




05/01/2016 0900 am

3 miles WNW of Oberlin, Allen Parish.

Heavy rain m2.77 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Calcasieu River /obcl1/




05/01/2016 0900 am

1 miles se of Mittie, Allen Parish.

Heavy rain m2.41 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Mittie /mttl1/




05/01/2016 0900 am

2 miles ESE of LeBlanc, Allen Parish.

Heavy rain m3.74 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Calcasieu @ Kinder
            /kdrl1/




05/01/2016 0800 am

2 miles SW of Oberlin, Allen Parish.

Heavy rain m7.18 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station fire tower /obel1/




05/01/2016 0900 am

3 miles WNW of Oberlin, Allen Parish.

Heavy rain m2.77 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Calcasieu River /obcl1/




05/01/2016 0900 am

1 miles se of Mittie, Allen Parish.

Heavy rain m2.41 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station Mittie /mttl1/


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