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flood
Allen Parish, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...REEVES...OBERLIN...KINDER...
EASTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WESTLAKE...MOSS BLUFF...LAKE
CHARLES...IOWA...
NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF FENTON...

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT SUNDAY

* AT 545 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED 5 TO 8
INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS EASTERN CALCASIEU...NORTHWEST JEFF
DAVIS AND SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISHES. MOST OF THIS PRECIPITATION FELL
DURING THE MORNING HOURS...BUT AS A RESULT OF THE EXTREME RAINFALL
AMOUNTS...SOME FLOODING OF AREA ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
337-477-5285 EXTENSION 1.

LAT...LON 3014 9339 3041 9315 3041 9313 3043 9313
3064 9295 3063 9260 3014 9299

$$

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 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.

&&

$$

Avoyelles Parish, LA

...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.

&&

$$

Beauregard Parish, LA

...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.

&&

$$

Evangeline Parish, LA

...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.

&&

$$

Rapides Parish, LA

...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.

&&

$$

St Landry Parish, LA

...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.

&&

$$

Vernon Parish, LA

...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.

&&

$$

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Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 73°

 

OVERNIGHT...Mostly cloudy and muggy. Showers slowly tapering off from northwest to southeast after 9PM. Overnight lows in the low-mid 70s. South winds 2-8 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

SUNDAY...Overcast skies with off and on scattered showers throughout the day. Highs in the upper-80s to near 90 degrees. South winds 2-12 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain early. Lows in the low-mid 70s. South winds 2-8 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

MONDAY...Partly cloudy skies with more sunshine. Scattered afternoon showers/storms possible. Highs 90-94. South winds 4-14 mph. Chance of rain 30%. 

7-Day Forecast: Alexandria

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 73°

50% Shwrs/Tstms

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 74°

40% Shwrs/Tstms

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

30% Shwrs/Tstms

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

40% Shwrs/Tstms

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

Isolated Rain

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

Isolated Rain

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

30% Shwrs/Tstms

Currently in Alexandria, LA as of

  • 77°(Feels like 82°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:45
  • Sunset: 19:36
  • Humidity: 90%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Fort Polk (South)

Currently in Fort Polk, LA as of

  • 75°(Feels like 80°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:47
  • Sunset: 19:38
  • Humidity: 94%
  • 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

  • 79°(Feels like 86°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:47
  • Sunset: 19:39
  • Humidity: 89%
  • 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

  • 77°(Feels like 83°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:49
  • Sunset: 19:39
  • Humidity: 93%
  • 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

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Light Rain
  • Wind: S @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 19:33
  • Humidity: 94%
  • 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

  • 77°(Feels like 83°)
  • Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 19:38
  • Humidity: 99%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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