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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
Allen 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...
SOUTH CENTRAL ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...OBERLIN...KINDER...
EASTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT...
WESTLAKE...LAKE CHARLES...IOWA...
NORTH CENTRAL CAMERON PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF GRAND LAKE...
NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF FENTON...

* UNTIL 900 AM CDT

* AT 705 AM CDT LAKE CHARLES RADAR INDICATED 2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN
HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA OVER THE LAST 3 HOURS. THIS
ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES
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.

&&

LAT...LON 2993 9345 3012 9346 3067 9271 3032 9274
3003 9328 3005 9330 3005 9332 3000 9333

$$

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Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 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

  • 75°(Feels like 80°)
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:45
  • Sunset: 19:36
  • Humidity: 96%
  • UV Index: 7.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Heavy Rain
  • Wind: ESE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:47
  • Sunset: 19:38
  • Humidity: 94%
  • UV Index: 3.00

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°)
  • Rain
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:47
  • Sunset: 19:39
  • Humidity: 98%
  • UV Index: 5.00

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°)
  • Heavy Rain
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:49
  • Sunset: 19:39
  • Humidity: 96%
  • UV Index: 4.00

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

  • 76°(Feels like 80°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: ESE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 19:33
  • Humidity: 91%
  • 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

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Drizzle
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 19:38
  • Humidity: 100%
  • UV Index: 7.00
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