Lafayette, LA Area Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Jefferson Davis

939 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Calcasieu River Near Kinder.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice...or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
to rise to near 18.0 feet by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 18.0 feet...If gage reading at Kinder
reaches 18 feet, flooding begins to cut off some of the roads
around Topsy in Northwest Jefferson Davis Parish.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...Flooding of wooded areas near
the river will occur.

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LAT...LON 3058 9290 3035 9318 3033 9309 3045 9293 3059 9277

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Calcasieu

1028 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Sabine River Near Deweyville.
* From this afternoon to late Thursday night...or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 9:46 AM Sunday the stage was 23.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
continue to rise to near 24.2 feet by early Tuesday morning.the
river will fall below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact...At stages near 24.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding will
occur.
* Impact...At stages near 23.0 feet...The river is at bankfull
stage.

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LAT...LON 3062 9378 3031 9381 3011 9378 3011 9364
3057 9363

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Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Acadia
  • Evangeline
  • Iberia
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Lafayette
  • St. Landry
  • St. Martin
  • Vermilion
  • Calcasieu
  • Rapides
  • St. Mary

VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FORT POLK, PICKERING, LEESVILLE, SLAGLE,
ALEXANDRIA, PINEVILLE, EFFIE, MARKSVILLE, BUNKIE, COTTONPORT,
SIMMESPORT, MANSURA, BUNDICK LAKE, DE RIDDER, FIELDS, ORETTA,
OAKDALE, KINDER, VILLE PLATTE, BEAVER, ST. LANDRY, MAMOU,
REDDELL, LAWTELL, OPELOUSAS, EUNICE, LAKE CHARLES, SULPHUR,
HATHAWAY, JENNINGS, TOPSY, ROANOKE, WELSH, LAKE ARTHUR, CROWLEY,
RAYNE, BRANCH, CHURCH POINT, RICHARD, LAFAYETTE, BREAUX BRIDGE,
CADE, ST. MARTINVILLE, ABBEVILLE, INTRACOASTAL CITY, MEAUX,
FORKED ISLAND, KAPLAN, NEW IBERIA, MORGAN CITY, BURNS POINT,
CENTERVILLE, FRANKLIN, PATTERSON, BERWICK, BAYOU VISTA,
STEPHENSVILLE, HACKBERRY, JOHNSON BAYOU, GRAND LAKE, KLONDIKE,
CAMERON, CREOLE, GRAND CHENIER, RUTHERFORD BEACH, TOWN BLUFF,
FRED, HILLISTER, IVANHOE, SPURGER, WARREN, WOODVILLE, LUMBERTON,
SILSBEE, BEAUMONT, SABINE PASS, SEA RIM STATE PARK, ORANGE,
VIDOR, BRIDGE CITY, HOLLY SPRINGS, JASPER, KIRBYVILLE,
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, MT. UNION, ROGANVILLE, BURKEVILLE, FARRSVILLE,
JAMESTOWN, NEWTON, WIERGATE, BLEAKWOOD, CALL, GIST, BUNA,
EVADALE, AND DEWEYVILLE
1047 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 20 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Acadia
  • Evangeline
  • St. Landry

1028 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Bayou des Cannes near Eunice.
* Until Monday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.0 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow late
morning.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...Minor flooding begins along
the bayou with a few structures right along the bayou threatened.

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LAT...LON 3057 9240 3056 9235 3019 9256 3022 9260
3045 9257

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Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Acadia
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Vermilion

1028 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mermentau River Near Mermentau.
* Until Tuesday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:15 AM Sunday the stage was 4.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding near the
river will occur.

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LAT...LON 3025 9266 3004 9276 3004 9260 3019 9254 3024 9255

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Calcasieu

1028 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Salt Water Barrier.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 3.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 4.1 feet by after midnight tomorrow. additional rises
are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At stages near 4.5 feet...Water covers portions of River
Road in north Lake Charles.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor marshland flooding
occurs. Flooding also begins on River Road in north Lake Charles.

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LAT...LON 3035 9332 3017 9335 3014 9328 3029 9303 3036 9309

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Calcasieu

1028 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Goos Ferry Road becomes
impassable.
* Impact...At stages near 5.0 feet...Water over lowest portions of
Goos Ferry Road. Cars should be moved to higher ground.
* Impact...At stages near 4.0 feet...Minor flooding of Goos Ferry
Road will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 3.5 feet...Ponding of water on low spots
along Goos Ferry Road will occur.

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LAT...LON 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314

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Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Rapides

1028 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.6 feet by this
afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At stages near 16.0 feet...When the river is rising and
forecast to reach 16 feet, portions of Highway 112 between Highway
121 and Beechwood Church is subject to flooding.
* Impact...At stages near 15.0 feet...Flooding of secondary roads
near the river and its tributaries begins, including Ashmore Road.
Strothers Crossing Road near Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near
Hineston have several feet of water over them and subject to
washouts.
* Impact...At stages near 14.0 feet...Some roads upstream from
Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the community of
Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have two to three
feet of water over the road and are subject to being closed.
Flooding of forested areas near the river will also occur.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...When the river is rising and
the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads
upstream from Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the
community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have
water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of
forested areas near the river will occur.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...When the river is falling and
the gauge reading is forecast to be near 12 feet, flooding of
forested areas near the river will occur.

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LAT...LON 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

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