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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:04 PM CDT on August 30, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 03, 2014


... A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 600 PM CDT for
Jefferson Davis... eastern Calcasieu... Allen... southeastern Beauregard
and Evangeline parishes...

At 157 PM CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar continued to
indicate light to moderate rain across the warned area. While the
heaviest rain has ended for now and urban flooding is subsiding,
gauges along ditches, bayous, and rivers indicate waters levels are
still rising as rain water flows toward lower locations. Motorist
are urged to use caution and find an alternate Route if possible
where water is flowing across roadways.

Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Indian
Lake... Chicot State Park... Bayou Chicot... Allen Parish
Airport... Turkey Creek... Pine Prairie... Oakdale... Elizabeth and
Beaver.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3097 9234 3096 9228 3094 9228 3090 9224
      3082 9221 3049 9247 3048 9263 3044 9261
      3004 9294 3005 9353 3089 9280 3089 9251
      3091 9248 3095 9248 3098 9241 3099 9236



159 PM CDT Sat Aug 30 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near salt water barrier.
* Until Wednesday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1 PM Saturday the stage was 4.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to remain near 4.5 through the night.
* Impact... at stages near 4.5 feet... water covers portions of River
Road in North Lake Charles.


Lat... Lon 3035 9332 3017 9335 3014 9328 3029 9303 3036 9309




159 PM CDT Sat Aug 30 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River at Old Town Bay.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 am Saturday the stage was 4.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 5.7 feet by
Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 5.0 feet... water over lowest portions of
goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:15 PM CDT on August 30, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on September 03, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight CDT
tonight...

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... Jefferson and Orange.

* Until midnight CDT tonight

* average total rain amounts of 2 inches will be possible through
this evening... with isolated amounts up to 4 inches possible.

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.




946 am CDT Sat Aug 30 2014

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Calcasieu River near Kinder
* from Sunday morning to Wednesday afternoon.
* At 7:30 am Saturday the stage was 2.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by tomorrow morning.
* 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




Local Storm Report



08/30/2014 1030 am

3 miles WNW of Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Homes flooded in hunters Grove subdivision.





08/30/2014 1030 am

WNW Iowa, Calcasieu Parish.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            4-5 homes flooded in the Dogwood Avenue area.





08/30/2014 1030 am

WNW Iowa, Calcasieu Parish.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            4-5 homes flooded in the Dogwood Avenue area.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

WNW Iowa, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m8.63 inch, reported by mesonet.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

4 miles W of Iowa, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m7.37 inch, reported by mesonet.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

3 miles WSW of lebleu settlder, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m7.16 inch, reported by mesonet.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

5 miles E of Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m6.81 inch, reported by mesonet.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

4 miles NNE of lake charlescharles, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m6.62 inch, reported by mesonet.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

2 miles WSW of lake charlese charlescharles, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m6.49 inch, reported by mesonet.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

3 miles WNW of lake charlese charlese charlescha, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m6.65 inch, reported by mesonet.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

6 miles S of Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m7.69 inch, reported by ASOS.





08/30/2014 0230 PM

2 miles SW of Topsy, Calcasieu Parish.

Heavy rain m5.11 inch, reported by mesonet.






08/30/2014 1109 am

Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish.

Flash flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Calcasieu Parish emergency manager reports Ryan street to
            Hwy 14 and I-210 to mcneese street covered in 2-3 feet of
            water.





08/30/2014 0905 am

Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            NWS employee reports water in a home one block north of
            Imperial health center at Nelson Rd.





08/30/2014 0855 am

Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Katc reports I-10 at mile marker 29 and I-210 at the new
            construction area is flooded.





08/30/2014 0820 am

Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            Off duty NWS employee reports a car submerged in a ditch
            at the I-210/Nelson Rd on ramp. Employee also reports
            approx one foot of water at the on ramp of I-210 and Ryan
            St. Vehicles are unable to pass. Employee also reports
            approx 8 inches of water on the Road at the intersection
            of College and common streets.





08/30/2014 0500 am

Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            NWS employee reports approx 8 inches of water on Road
            along Country Club Road between lake St and mcneese St.



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