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Warnings

flash flood
Allen Parish, LA

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 PM CDT FOR
JEFFERSON DAVIS...EASTERN CALCASIEU...ALLEN...SOUTHEASTERN BEAUREGARD
AND EVANGELINE PARISHES...

AT 1026 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER THE WARNED
AREA.

AT 1026 AM CDT THE LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT HAS RECEIVED 7.36
INCHES AND RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL. ANOTHER BATCH OF HEAVY TO
MODERATE RAIN IS MOVING ACROSS CAMERON PARISH AND WILL MOVE INTO THE
WARNED AREA SHORTLY.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HARMONY...
BOND...BAYOU CHICOT...ALLEN PARISH AIRPORT...TURKEY CREEK...REEVES...
REDDELL...PINE PRAIRIE...OBERLIN...OAKDALE...MITTIE...LEBLANC...
KINDER...ELTON...ELIZABETH...BEAVER AND BASILE

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 3048 9258 3048 9263 3044 9261 3004 9294
3005 9353 3089 9281 3090 9224

$$

Beauregard Parish, LA

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 PM CDT FOR
JEFFERSON DAVIS...EASTERN CALCASIEU...ALLEN...SOUTHEASTERN BEAUREGARD
AND EVANGELINE PARISHES...

AT 1026 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER THE WARNED
AREA.

AT 1026 AM CDT THE LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT HAS RECEIVED 7.36
INCHES AND RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL. ANOTHER BATCH OF HEAVY TO
MODERATE RAIN IS MOVING ACROSS CAMERON PARISH AND WILL MOVE INTO THE
WARNED AREA SHORTLY.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HARMONY...
BOND...BAYOU CHICOT...ALLEN PARISH AIRPORT...TURKEY CREEK...REEVES...
REDDELL...PINE PRAIRIE...OBERLIN...OAKDALE...MITTIE...LEBLANC...
KINDER...ELTON...ELIZABETH...BEAVER AND BASILE

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 3048 9258 3048 9263 3044 9261 3004 9294
3005 9353 3089 9281 3090 9224

$$

Evangeline Parish, LA

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 PM CDT FOR
JEFFERSON DAVIS...EASTERN CALCASIEU...ALLEN...SOUTHEASTERN BEAUREGARD
AND EVANGELINE PARISHES...

AT 1026 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER THE WARNED
AREA.

AT 1026 AM CDT THE LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT HAS RECEIVED 7.36
INCHES AND RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL. ANOTHER BATCH OF HEAVY TO
MODERATE RAIN IS MOVING ACROSS CAMERON PARISH AND WILL MOVE INTO THE
WARNED AREA SHORTLY.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HARMONY...
BOND...BAYOU CHICOT...ALLEN PARISH AIRPORT...TURKEY CREEK...REEVES...
REDDELL...PINE PRAIRIE...OBERLIN...OAKDALE...MITTIE...LEBLANC...
KINDER...ELTON...ELIZABETH...BEAVER AND BASILE

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 3048 9258 3048 9263 3044 9261 3004 9294
3005 9353 3089 9281 3090 9224

$$

Watches

flood
Allen Parish, LA

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

$$

flash flood
Allen Parish, LA

...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...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

Avoyelles Parish, LA

...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...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

Beauregard Parish, LA

...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...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

Evangeline Parish, LA

...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...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

Rapides Parish, LA

...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...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

St Landry Parish, LA

...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...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

Vernon Parish, LA

...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...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

Advisories

flood
Avoyelles Parish, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
WESTERN AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MARKSVILLE...EFFIE...BUNKIE...
RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LENA...ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT...PINEVILLE...HINESTON...GLENMORA...CHENEYVILLE...BOYCE...
ALEXANDRIA...
VERNON PARISH IN WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SLAGLE...ROSEPINE...PITKIN...
LEESVILLE...FORT POLK...ANACOCO...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1044 AM CDT MODERATE RAIN CONTINUES FROM FORT POLK TO
ALEXANDRIA AND THE SURROUNDING AREA. ALEXANDRIA HAS RECEIVED OVER
2 INCHES THIS MORNING WITH SOME LOCATIONS RECEIVING NEAR 4
ACCORDING TO RADAR ESTIMATES.

AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF RAIN MAY BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.
NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE
ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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 3150 9268 3140 9266 3148 9219 3133 9207
3132 9200 3123 9199 3125 9194 3130 9191
3130 9190 3092 9204 3092 9226 3097 9228
3100 9239 3095 9248 3091 9249 3088 9353
3137 9330 3135 9295 3152 9271

$$

Evangeline Parish, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
SOUTHEASTERN EVANGELINE PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
ST. LANDRY PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MORROW...BAYOU CURRENT...PALMETTO...
OPELOUSAS...LEONVILLE...EUNICE...ARNAUDVILLE...
NORTHWESTERN IBERIA PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...NEW IBERIA...AVERY ISLAND...
LAFAYETTE PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SCOTT...LAFAYETTE...CARENCRO...
NORTHWESTERN ST. MARTIN PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ST. MARTINVILLE...BREAUX BRIDGE...
ACADIA PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...RAYNE...MERMENTAU...IOTA...CROWLEY...
CHURCH POINT...
NORTHERN VERMILION PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...KAPLAN...GUEYDAN...ABBEVILLE...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1038 AM CDT HALF AN INCH TO AROUND 3 INCHES HAS FALLEN ACROSS
THE AREA AROUND GUEYDAN TO LAFAYETTE TO OPELOUSAS. AREAS OF HEAVY
TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS AND AN
ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES MAY BE POSSIBLE.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.
NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE
ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 2995 9262 3004 9262 3004 9271 3008 9263
3017 9261 3018 9259 3020 9259 3023 9263
3028 9263 3048 9255 3086 9224 3085 9223
3085 9181 3081 9180 3078 9175 2990 9182

$$

Rapides Parish, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
WESTERN AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MARKSVILLE...EFFIE...BUNKIE...
RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LENA...ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT...PINEVILLE...HINESTON...GLENMORA...CHENEYVILLE...BOYCE...
ALEXANDRIA...
VERNON PARISH IN WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SLAGLE...ROSEPINE...PITKIN...
LEESVILLE...FORT POLK...ANACOCO...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1044 AM CDT MODERATE RAIN CONTINUES FROM FORT POLK TO
ALEXANDRIA AND THE SURROUNDING AREA. ALEXANDRIA HAS RECEIVED OVER
2 INCHES THIS MORNING WITH SOME LOCATIONS RECEIVING NEAR 4
ACCORDING TO RADAR ESTIMATES.

AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF RAIN MAY BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.
NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE
ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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 3150 9268 3140 9266 3148 9219 3133 9207
3132 9200 3123 9199 3125 9194 3130 9191
3130 9190 3092 9204 3092 9226 3097 9228
3100 9239 3095 9248 3091 9249 3088 9353
3137 9330 3135 9295 3152 9271

$$

St Landry Parish, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
SOUTHEASTERN EVANGELINE PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
ST. LANDRY PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MORROW...BAYOU CURRENT...PALMETTO...
OPELOUSAS...LEONVILLE...EUNICE...ARNAUDVILLE...
NORTHWESTERN IBERIA PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...NEW IBERIA...AVERY ISLAND...
LAFAYETTE PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SCOTT...LAFAYETTE...CARENCRO...
NORTHWESTERN ST. MARTIN PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ST. MARTINVILLE...BREAUX BRIDGE...
ACADIA PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...RAYNE...MERMENTAU...IOTA...CROWLEY...
CHURCH POINT...
NORTHERN VERMILION PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...KAPLAN...GUEYDAN...ABBEVILLE...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1038 AM CDT HALF AN INCH TO AROUND 3 INCHES HAS FALLEN ACROSS
THE AREA AROUND GUEYDAN TO LAFAYETTE TO OPELOUSAS. AREAS OF HEAVY
TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS AND AN
ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES MAY BE POSSIBLE.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.
NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE
ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 2995 9262 3004 9262 3004 9271 3008 9263
3017 9261 3018 9259 3020 9259 3023 9263
3028 9263 3048 9255 3086 9224 3085 9223
3085 9181 3081 9180 3078 9175 2990 9182

$$

Vernon Parish, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
WESTERN AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MARKSVILLE...EFFIE...BUNKIE...
RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LENA...ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT...PINEVILLE...HINESTON...GLENMORA...CHENEYVILLE...BOYCE...
ALEXANDRIA...
VERNON PARISH IN WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SLAGLE...ROSEPINE...PITKIN...
LEESVILLE...FORT POLK...ANACOCO...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1044 AM CDT MODERATE RAIN CONTINUES FROM FORT POLK TO
ALEXANDRIA AND THE SURROUNDING AREA. ALEXANDRIA HAS RECEIVED OVER
2 INCHES THIS MORNING WITH SOME LOCATIONS RECEIVING NEAR 4
ACCORDING TO RADAR ESTIMATES.

AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF RAIN MAY BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.
NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE
ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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 3150 9268 3140 9266 3148 9219 3133 9207
3132 9200 3123 9199 3125 9194 3130 9191
3130 9190 3092 9204 3092 9226 3097 9228
3100 9239 3095 9248 3091 9249 3088 9353
3137 9330 3135 9295 3152 9271

$$

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  • 85°
  • 73°

THIS EVENING...Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain. Temps will fall into the upper 70s by 10PM. S/SE wind 6-14 mph.

OVERNIGHT...Mostly cloudy and muggy with rain and a few thunderstorms increasing late. Lows 71-76. S/SE wind 6-14 mph.

SATURDAY...Early fog is possible, otherwise off/on widespread rain and a few thunderstorms. Locally heavy rain up to five inches remains possible. Highs in the 80s. A variable wind, strong near storms.

SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy and muggy with little or no rain. Lows 70-76. S/SE wind 3-8 mph.

SUNDAY...Early fog is possible, otherwise clouds mixing with sunshine. Scattered (50%) showers and thunderstorms. Highs 89-94. S/SW wind 8-16 mph, except stronger and variable near storms.

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 73°

100% Shwrs/Tstms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 74°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

20% Shwrs/Tstms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 73°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 73°

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 72°

40% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Heavy Rain
  • Wind: ESE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:45
  • Sunset: 19:36
  • Humidity: 97%
  • UV Index: 4.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Rain
  • Wind: S @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:47
  • Sunset: 19:38
  • Humidity: 97%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Natchitoches

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • °

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 75°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 76°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 75°

Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Natchitoches, LA as of

  • 75°(Feels like 80°)
  • Drizzle
  • Wind: E @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:47
  • Sunset: 19:39
  • Humidity: 97%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: De Ridder

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • °

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 74°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 75°

Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 71°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in De Ridder, LA as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:49
  • Sunset: 19:39
  • Humidity: 95%
  • UV Index: 7.00

7-Day Forecast: Lafayette

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • °

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 74°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 76°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 75°

Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 71°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Lafayette, LA as of

  • 77°(Feels like °)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.01 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 19:33
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Ruston

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • °

T-Storms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 76°

Cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 77°

Cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 77°

Cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 76°

Cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 75°

Partly Cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 74°

Partly Cloudy

Currently in Ruston, LA as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Rain
  • Wind: SE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 19:38
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 4.00
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