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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:28 AM CDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mermentau river near Mermentau.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:15 am Sunday the stage was 4.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 5.0 feet by early
Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 4.0 feet... minor lowland flooding near the
river will occur.


Lat... Lon 3025 9266 3004 9276 3004 9260 3019 9254 3024 9255




1028 am CDT sun Apr 19 2015

... Flood Warning extended until Thursday afternoon... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Calcasieu River near Kinder.
* From late Tuesday night to Thursday afternoon... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Sunday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
Wednesday 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




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:05 PM CDT on April 19, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 4/19/15 tornado event...

.De Ridder tornado...

Rating:ef-1
estimated peak wind:90 mph
path length /statute/:1.35 miles
path width /maximum/:50 yards
fatalities:0
injuries: 0

Start date:apr 19 2015
start time: 1:55 am CDT
start location: 1 ESE DeRidder / Beauregard Parish / la
start lat/lon:30.8382 / -93.2896

End date: Apr 19 2015
end time: 2:00 am CDT
end location: 1 ENE De Ridder / Beauregard Parish / la
end_lat/lon:30.8504 / -93.2709

Survey_summary: a tornado touched down near Hwy 27 ESE of De
Ridder and moved northeast snapping branches off multiple Hardwood
trees. The tornado also damaged two elevated signs.

The strongest damage occurred as the tornado crossed Route
171... where it resulted in the loss of roof covering at several
small retail buildings. The tornado dissipated shortly thereafter
near lake court drive.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning
Alaska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement
District of Columbia - Areal Flood Watch
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Kansas - Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Weather Statement
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Maine - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Ohio - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Weather Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Frost Advisory
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory
Rhode Island - Coastal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Wind Advisory
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Areal Flood Watch
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch
- Small Craft Advisory