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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 11:48 PM CDT on April 17, 2015

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on April 18, 2015



Severe Thunderstorm Watch 71 remains valid until 2 am CDT
Saturday for the following areas

In Louisiana this watch includes 9 parishes

In south central Louisiana

Iberia Lafayette St. Martin
St. Mary

In southwest Louisiana

Acadia Calcasieu Cameron
Jefferson Davis Vermilion

This includes the cities of... Abbeville... Bayou Vista... Berwick...
Breaux Bridge... Cameron... Church Point... Crowley... Franklin...
Hackberry... Jennings... Kaplan... Lafayette... Lake Charles...
Morgan City... New Iberia... Patterson... Rayne... St. Martinville...
Sulphur and Welsh.




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:52 PM CDT on April 17, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 19, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Louisiana and 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 Texas... Hardin... Jefferson... northern
Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper... southern
Newton and Tyler.

* Through Saturday evening

* widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
again over the area... mainly tonight into Saturday. Rainfall
amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible... with locally higher
amounts possible. This rainfall will quickly run off...
resulting in flash flooding of poorly drained or low lying
areas.

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises.

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.




1040 am CDT Fri Apr 17 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
the Vermilion river at Lafayette, Surrey street gage
* from Saturday morning to Sunday morning.
* At 10:15 am Friday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at stages near 11.5 feet... minor flooding of Beaver Park
and Vermilionville near the river will occur.
* Impact... at stages near 10.0 feet... minor flooding of heymann park
off of Highway 90 will occur.


Lat... Lon 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191




1040 am CDT Fri Apr 17 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
The Bayou Vermilion near Carencro
* from Saturday evening until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Friday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... flood stage may be reached by tomorrow evening.
* Impact... at stages near 18.0 feet... roads along bayou fuseilier
are impassable. These include but are not limited to Walnut and
green roads along the St. Martin, St. Landry Parish line, as well
as meche Road in St. Landry Parish.


Lat... Lon 3026 9200 3028 9193 3031 9194 3032 9189
      3046 9198 3046 9201




Record Report

Statement as of 3:19 AM CDT on April 17, 2015



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Florida - Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Kansas - Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Maine - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Massachusetts - Fire Weather Watch
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Tornado Watch , Record Report
New Jersey - Fire Weather Watch
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
New York - Fire Weather Watch
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Fire Weather Watch
Rhode Island - Fire Weather Watch
Tennessee - Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Vermont - Fire Weather Watch
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
- Small Craft Advisory