TROPICAL STORM ALLISON 

PRELIMINARY STORM REPORT...TROPICAL STORM ALLISON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
830 PM CDT THU JUN 7 2001

A. HIGHEST WINDS...

   SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL AIRPORT...BPT...ASOS
   2-MINUTE....150 DEGREES 31 KT AT 1520 UTC JUN 5 2001
   PEAK GUST...160 DEGREES 36 KT AT 1520 UTC JUN 5 2001

   LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT...LCH...ASOS
   2-MINUTE....140 DEGREES 27 KT AT 1906 UTC JUN 5 2001
   PEAK GUST...130 DEGREES 31 KT AT 1905 UTC JUN 5 2001

   LAFAYETTE REGIONAL AIRPORT...LFT...ASOS
   2-MINUTE....150 DEGREES 20 KT AT 1929 UTC JUN 5 2001
   PEAK GUST...140 DEGREES 24 KT AT 1929 UTC JUN 5 2001

   ACADIANA REGIONAL AIRPORT...ARA...ASOS
   2-MINUTE....180 DEGREES 24 KT AT 1905 UTC JUN 5 2001
   PEAK GUST...170 DEGREES 31 KT AT 1904 UTC JUN 5 2001

   SALT POINT...P92...ASOS
   2-MINUTE....210 DEGREES 20 KT AT 1506 UTC JUN 6 2001
   PEAK GUST...200 DEGREES 35 KT AT 1305 UTC JUN 6 2001

   ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL...AEX...ASOS
   2-MINUTE....170 DEGREES 23 KT AT 1927 UTC JUN 5 2001
   PEAK GUST...190 DEGREES 33 KT AT 1926 UTC JUN 5 2001

   ESLER REGIONAL...ESF...ASOS
   2-MINUTE....200 DEGREES 18 KT AT 1932 UTC JUN 5 2001
   PEAK GUST...200 DEGREES 25 KT AT 1931 UTC JUN 5 2001

   SEA RIM STATE PARK...SRST2...NOAA C-MAN
   10-MINUTE...127 DEGREES 41 KT AT 1450 UTC JUN 5 2001
   PEAK GUST...110 DEGREES 53 KT AT 1442 UTC JUN 5 2001

   SKYWARN WEATHER OBSERVERS IN COASTAL AREAS OF CAMERON PARISH
   FROM HOLLY BEACH TO JOHNSON BAYOU REPORTED WIND GUSTS IN THE
   40 TO 50 KT RANGE BETWEEN 18Z JUN 5 2001 AND 06Z JUN 6 2001.

   BETWEEN 10 AND 20 HOMES ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST BETWEEN SABINE 
   PASS IN JEFFERSON COUNTY AND HOLLY BEACH IN CAMERON PARSH HAD 
   MINOR ROOF DAMAGE...SUCH AS SHINGLES PULLED OFF BETWEEN THE LATE 
   AFTERNOON OF JUNE 5 2001 AND EARLY MORNING OF JUNE 6 2001.

B. LOWEST PRESSURE...

   SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL...BPT...1006.8 MB AT 0929 UTC JUN 6 2001
   LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL......LCH...1008.5 MB AT 0912 UTC JUN 6 2001
   LAFAYETTE REGIONAL.........LFT...1010.2 MB AT 1031 UTC JUN 6 2001
   ACADIANA REGIONAL..........ARA...1010.2 MB AT 1047 UTC JUN 6 2001
   SALT POINT.................P92...1009.8 MB AT 1021 UTC JUN 6 2001
   ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL...AEX...1008.8 MB AT 2333 UTC JUN 6 2001
   ESLER REGIONAL.............ESF...1009.8 MB AT 2302 UTC JUN 6 2001

C. RAINFALL...

   24 HOUR TOTALS...
   SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL...BPT...1.06 INCHES JUN 5 2001
                                    0.49 INCHES JUN 6 2001
   LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL......LCH...1.72 INCHES JUN 5 2001
                                    0.23 INCHES JUN 6 2001
   LAFAYETTE REGIONAL.........LFT...1.48 INCHES JUN 5 2001
                                    6.42 INCHES JUN 6 2001
   ACADIANA REGIONAL..........ARA...1.86 INCHES JUN 5 2001
                                    2.07 INCHES JUN 6 2001
   SALT POINT.................P92...1.59 INCHES JUN 5 2001
                                    5.45 INCHES JUN 6 2001
   ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL...AEX...0.37 INCHES JUN 5 2001
                                    1.40 INCHES JUN 6 2001
   ESLER REGIONAL.............ESF...0.80 INCHES JUN 5 2001
                                    0.47 INCHES JUN 6 2001

   CO-OP WEATHER OBSERVERS RECORDED STORM TOTALS THROUGH JUN 6 2001
   OF THREE TO FIVE INCHES IN MOST PLACES IN THE LAKE CHARLES CWA...
   WITH SOME SPOTS RECORDING MUCH HIGHER. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED OVER
   15 INCHES OF RAIN BETWEEN ABBEVILLE...LAFAYETTE...AND NEW IBERIA.

   THIS SECTION WILL BE UPDATED NEXT WEEK WITH ADDITIONAL RAIN TOTALS
   FROM TODAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

D. STORM SURGE...

   MAXIMUM TIDE READINGS...
   SABINE PASS GAUGE....3.62 FT MLLW AT 2000 UTC JUN 5 2001
   CAMERON TIDE GAUGE...4.23 FT MLLW AT 1000 UTC JUN 6 2001

   TIDES RAN 1.5 TO 2.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL FROM SABINE PASS TO
   CAMERON FROM 1800 UTC JUN 5 2001 THROUGH 1200 UTC JUN 6 2001.

E. BEACH EROSION...

   NWS STORM SURVEY INDICATES MINOR EROSION ALONG UPPER TEXAS AND
   SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA COAST...DUE TO 6 TO 8 FT SEAS ON TOP OF 2 FT
   STORM SURGE.

   PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 82 BETWEEN JOHNSON BAYOU AND HOLLY BEACH IN 
   CAMERON PARISH HAD WATER AND DEBRIS COME ACROSS IT DURING THE 
   HIGH TIDES ON JUNE 5TH AND 6TH 2001. PORTIONS OF HIGHWAYS 82 AND 
   87 NEAR SABINE PASS AND PORT ARTHUR IN JEFFERSON COUNTY ALSO HAD 
   WATER AND DEBRIS COME ACROSS THEM DURING THESE HIGH TIDES.

   STORM SURGE WATER ENTERED A FEW CAMPS AT CONSTANCE BEACH IN 
   CAMERON PARISH FROM THE LATE AFTERNOON JUNE 5 2001 THROUGH EARLY 
   MORNING OF JUNE 6TH 2001.

F. FLOODING...

   TWO SIGNIFICANT FLOODS HAVE OCCURRED SO FAR...MORE IS POSSIBLE.

   ON JUNE 6 2001...MANY HOMES IN LAFAYETTE...IBERIA...ST MARY...AND
   VERMILION PARISHES HAD WATER ENTER THEM WHEN OVER 10 INCHES OF 
   RAIN FELL IN LESS THAN 12 HOURS. SOME OF THE WORST HIT TOWNS 
   INCLUDED BROUSSARD AND YOUNGSVILLE IN LAFAYETTE PARISH...ERATH IN 
   VERMILION PARISH...AND FRANKLIN IN ST MARY PARISH. THE MAIN 
   HIGHWAYS OF US 90 AND 182 WERE SHUT DOWN BETWEEN LAFAYETTE AND 
   NEW IBERIA FOR OVER 12 HOURS DUE TO DEEP WATER.

   ON JUNE 7 2001...SOME HOMES IN THE CHINA...NOME...AND BEAUMONT 
   AREAS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY...AND VIDOR IN ORANGE COUNTY HAD WATER 
   ENTER THEM WHEN SIX TO TEN INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN LESS THAN FIVE 
   HOURS. NUMEROUS STREETS WERE CLOSED AND HUNDREDS OF CARS STALLED 
   IN DEEP WATER.

G. TORNADOES...NONE

H. STORM EFFECTS...

   NO DEATHS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. MINOR INJURIES ASSOCIATED WITH 
   FLOOD-RELATED ISSUES SUCH AS PEOPLE TRAPPED IN CARS IN DEEP WATER.

   VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS WERE CALLED FOR SABINE PASS IN JEFFERSON 
   COUNTY...BUT FEW PEOPLE LEFT. OTHER EVACUATIONS OCCURRED RELATED 
   TO THE FLASH FLOOD PROBLEMS DURING THE TWO FLOOD EVENTS LISTED 
   ABOVE.

RAINFALL TOTALS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
100 PM CDT MON JUN 11 2001


RAINFALL TOTALS ASSOCIATED WITH T.S. ALLISON:


AUTOMATED SURFACE OBSERVING SYSTEM SITES...

               06/05/01-06/10/01  MID MONDAY-1 PM   EVENT TOTAL

LAKE CHARLES          6.62             0.00             6.62
LAFAYETTE            14.71             0.00            14.71
NEW IBERIA            9.34             0.00             9.34
ALEXANDRIA INT.       3.87             0.00             3.87
SALT POINT           21.10             0.00            21.10
BEAUMONT AIRPORT      8.45             0.00             8.45

COOPERATIVE OBSERVER REPORTS...

SOUTHWEST...CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA

               06/05/01-06/10/01   SINCE 7 AM SUN.  EVENT TOTAL

ALEXANDRIA 5SSE       5.28             0.00             5.28
ALEXANDRIA POWER      4.74             0.46             5.20
BOYCE 7SW             6.64             0.05             6.69
BREAUX BRIDGE        19.18             0.95            20.13
DEQUINCY              7.84             0.00             7.84
HACKBERRY 8SSW        6.63             0.06             6.69
JEANERETTE 5NW        7.60             0.63             8.23
JENNINGS              9.65             0.11             9.76
LEESVILLE             8.52             0.03             8.55
LAKE ARTHUR 10SW     10.47             0.00            10.47
MORGAN CITY          16.27             4.69            20.96
NEW IBERIA KANE      12.99             TRACE           12.99
L. CHARLES PORT       7.24             0.15             7.39
LAFAYETTE KLFY       10.62             0.22            10.88

SOUTHEAST TEXAS

BEAUMONT WATER       13.68             0.03            13.71
TOLEDO BEND           3.72             0.04             3.76
SAM RAYBURN          10.45             0.26            10.71
STEINHAGEN LAKE       8.61             0.01             8.62
LUMBERTON            11.21             0.00            11.21
ORANGE 9N             8.82             0.03             8.85
JASPER                7.84             0.00             7.84

AT OUR COOPERATIVE SITE AT TEXAS A&M RESEARCH STATION...10 MILES WEST
OF BEAUMONT...A TOTAL OF 27.24 INCHES WAS RECEIVED DURING THIS EVENT.
BELOW ARE DAILY RAINFALL FROM THIS SITE.

 6/5     6/6     6/7    6/8    6/9    6/10    6/11   EVENT TOTAL
 0.32    3.64    15.21  3.07   2.78   2.18    0.04     27.24

THESE ARE UNOFFICIAL REPORTS.

 

Tropical Storm Allison Rainfall Reports

Station

6/4

6/5

6/6

6/7

6/8

6/9

6/10

6/11

Total 06/05-11

 ASOS Sites:

               

 

 (Midnight to Midnight)

                 

Alexandria Int'l, LA - AEX

Trace

0.37

1.40

1.57

0.42

0.57

0.22

0.00

4.55

Beaumont, TX - BPT

Trace

1.06

0.49

4.16

0.69

3.63

0.02

0.00

10.05

Alex. Esler Field, LA - ESF

0.46

0.80

0.47

1.91

0.99

0.69

0.08

0.00

4.94

Lafayette, LA - LFT

0.05

1.48

6.42

4.56

1.61

1.03

0.48

0.00

15.58

Lake Charles, LA - LCH

Trace

1.72

0.23

1.61

0.52

1.90

0.83

0.00

6.81

New Iberia, LA - ARA

0.00

1.86

2.07

0.75

3.12

2.60

0.31

0.00

10.71

Salt Point, LA - P92

0.00

1.59

5.45

0.10

2.47

9.37

8.57

0.00

27.55

                   

Cooperative Observer Sites:

                 

(8AM to 8 AM)

                 

Abbeville, LA - ABBL1

0.00

0.00

1.06

6.00

1.81

1.61

2.50

0.12

13.10

Alexandria 5 SSE, LA - ADSL1

0.05

0.18

1.30

1.26

1.55

0.98

0.00

0.00

5.27

Alexandria, LA - ALXL1

0.00

0.04

1.15

0.76

1.90

0.27

0.62

0.46

5.20

Beaumont City, TX - BEAT2

0.03

0.16

3.14

6.15

0.20

1.98

2.05

0.03

13.71

Beaumont Research, TX - BAGT2

0.16

0.32

3.64

15.21

3.07

2.78

2.18

0.04

27.24

Beaver Fire Tower, LA - OKLL1

0.25

0.22

3.03

1.59

0.31

0.57

0.54

0.00

6.26

Bell City 13 SW, LA - BELL1

0.00

0.80

1.17

1.36

0.60

1.98

N/A

4.59

10.50

Boyce 3 WNW, LA - BYCL1

0.47

0.60

1.28

4.00

0.07

2.65

0.04

0.00

8.64

Boyce 7 SW, LA - BCLL1

0.20

0.65

1.63

2.45

1.81

0.08

0.02

0.05

6.69

Breaux Bridge, LA - BRBL1

0.00

0.00

2.12

9.43

3.55

2.95

1.13

0.95

20.13

Bunkie, LA - BNKL1

Trace

0.35

0.77

0.87

0.82

0.23

0.28

Trace

3.32

Butte La Rose, LA - BULL1

0.00

0.28

1.41

6.20

5.60

1.11

0.73

0.97

16.30

Carencro, LA - CRCL1

0.00

0.54

1.84

4.45

2.45

0.98

0.88

0.33

11.47

Crowley, LA - CROL1

0.00

0.37

1.62

3.97

1.91

2.00

1.43

0.00

11.30

De Quincy, LA - DEQL1

0.07

0.38

2.90

0.30

0.71

1.65

1.90

0.00

7.84

De Ridder, LA - DRIL1

Trace

1.41

1.95

2.50

0.39

0.20

0.35

0.30

7.10

Deweyville #2, TX - DWYT2

0.21

1.74

1.84

0.91

1.47

1.93

1.60

0.00

9.49

Dry Creek 7 NW, LA - BKDL1

0.00

0.50

0.61

1.53

0.52

0.40

1.41

0.78

5.75

Elizabeth, LA - ELZL1

0.12

1.54

1.45

0.34

0.33

0.41

0.06

0.00

4.13

Elmer 2 SW, LA - ELML1

0.00

0.18

2.12

1.83

0.58

0.47

0.32

0.00

5.50

Eunice, LA - EUNL1

0.00

0.09

1.55

0.82

0.00

0.77

0.28

0.08

3.59

Evadale, TX - EVLT2

0.00

1.61

3.75

0.68

2.70

0.68

0.68

0.00

10.10

Franklin 3 NW, LA - FRAL1

0.00

2.41

6.41

0.47

1.17

1.42

4.14

0.00

16.02

Grand Coteau, LA - GRCL1

0.11

0.70

4.15

1.62

2.69

0.35

1.14

0.00

10.65

Hackberry 4 NE, LA - HEBL1

0.00

0.27

1.02

0.68

0.76

0.78

4.04

0.00

7.55

Hackberry 8 SSW, LA - HCKL1

0.00

0.09

0.46

0.63

1.75

1.20

2.59

0.06

6.78

Jasper, TX - JAST2

0.04

0.94

1.75

0.08

3.70

1.22

0.25

0.18

8.12

Jeanerette, LA - JENL1

0.00

0.07

2.48

1.19

0.95

1.58

1.33

0.63

8.23

Jennings, LA - JNNL1

0.00

0.14

1.01

2.25

0.75

4.15

1.35

0.11

9.76

Kaplan, LA - KAPL1

0.00

0.67

1.79

2.36

1.25

1.20

2.70

0.05

10.02

Kountze, TX - KTZT2

0.05

0.14

3.18

0.10

2.09

1.93

1.52

0.03

8.99

Lafayette, LA - LFYL1

0.00

0.34

1.24

4.20

1.48

2.37

0.99

0.22

10.84

Lake Arthur 10 SW, LA - LWRL1

0.00

0.50

1.15

2.00

2.70

1.71

N/A

2.41

10.47

Leesville 6 SSW, LA - LSVL1

0.15

0.22

0.90

4.92

0.20

0.86

0.10

0.15

7.35

Leesville, LA - LEEL1

0.14

0.32

1.38

6.03

0.13

0.72

0.02

0.03

8.63

Leland Bowman Lock, LA - VLKL1

0.00

0.36

1.45

4.70

0.99

2.10

5.03

0.19

14.82

LSU Dean Lee, LA - LSUL1

0.00

0.64

1.08

2.24

0.15

3.39

0.02

0.00

7.52

Lumberton, TX - LLBT2

0.20

0.30

3.35

2.33

2.05

1.90

1.28

0.00

11.21

Marksville, LA - MKVL1

0.00

0.00

0.99

0.88

0.65

0.32

0.16

0.39

3.39

Morgan City, LA - MRCL1

0.10

0.00

3.79

4.70

0.14

2.00

5.64

4.69

20.96

Moss Bluff, LA - MBFL1

0.07

0.50

1.55

0.70

4.18

0.54

2.25

0.85

10.57

New Iberia, LA - NIBL1

0.00

0.05

2.91

2.54

1.84

3.35

0.00

2.30

12.99

Newton, TX - NWTT2

0.00

1.40

1.81

2.57

5.00

N/A

1.30

0.00

12.08

Oberlin Fire Tower, LA - OBEL1

0.56

0.30

1.52

2.10

0.58

0.64

0.92

0.00

6.06

Oakdale, LA - OAKL1

0.00

0.70

 N/A  N/A

5.50

0.43

 N/A

0.63

7.26

Old Town Bay, LA - OTBL1

0.00

0.60

1.70

1.80

1.07

1.47

1.10

0.00

7.74

Opelousas, LA - OPLL1

0.13

0.08

1.14

5.10

1.31

0.90

0.40

1.09

10.02

Orange #2, TX - ORNT2

0.01

0.31

3.03

0.09

1.15

0.51

2.44

0.04

7.57

Orange 9 N, TX - ORET2

0.74

0.89

2.10

0.36

1.50

1.78

2.19

0.03

8.85

Orange, TX - ORAT2

0.05

0.00

4.60

0.45

1.55

0.84

1.35

0.00

8.79

Port Arthur, TX - PTHT2

0.00

0.94

0.40

1.82

0.62

3.50

0.23

0.00

7.51

Port of Lake Charles, LA - LKCL1

0.00

0.08

1.57

1.94

1.34

0.56

1.75

0.15

7.39

Red River Lock #2, LA - RRBL1

0.00

0.65

1.40

0.60

0.44

1.30

0.00

0.00

4.39

Rockefeller NWR, LA - GCHL1

0.00

0.41

0.68

1.23

1.07

4.10

0.00

0.01

7.50

Rosepine Research, LA - ROSL1

0.13

0.32

1.21

4.29

0.64

1.42

0.16

0.05

8.09

Salt Water Barrier, LA - LCHL1

0.50

0.40

1.80

0.65

2.20

0.50

2.00

0.40

7.95

Sam Houston Jones S.P., LA - LCRL1

0.00

0.36

1.85

3.10

0.69

0.01

0.00

0.43

6.44

Silsbee 4 N, TX - SLBT2

0.00

1.03

3.68

0.35

2.75

1.10

1.15

0.15

10.21

St. Martinville 3SW, LA - SMVL1

0.00

0.00

2.05

4.08

1.79

2.70

2.38

0.15

13.15

Sulphur, LA - SULL1

0.02

0.31

1.25

2.10

1.10

1.15

2.00

0.30

8.21

Town Bluff Dam, TX - TBLT2

0.04

1.04

2.40

0.81

3.41

0.79

0.16

0.01

8.62

Ville Platte, LA - VIPL1

0.00

N/A

1.00

0.78

1.67

0.45

0.77

1.57

6.24

Vinton, LA - VNYL1 0.02

 

0.15

 

0.75

 

0.25

 

3.00

 

0.00

 

0.00

 

0.00

 

4.17

 

Wildwood, TX - WWDT2

0.00

0.80

2.77

0.30

2.39

1.49

0.35

0.03

8.13

Woodville, TX - WDVT2

0.10

1.25

3.50

0.40

4.25

0.70

0.05

0.20

10.35

 

Tropical Storm Allison River Crests

      T.S. Allison '01 T.S. Allison '89 Flood of Record
River/Bayou Station F. S. Crest / Date Crest / Date Crest / Date
Anacoco Rosepine 17 23.30 / June 8 Not Available Not Available
Calcasieu Glenmora 12 15.97 / June 11 21.50 / June 30 21.55 / June 19, 1953
Calcasieu Kinder 16 14.10 / June 16 26.60 / July 2 32.00 / June 19, 1953
Calcasieu Oakdale 12 14.50 / June 12 24.70 / June 30 24.70 / June 30, 1989
Calcasieu Oberlin 13 17.00 / June 14 25.70 / July 2 26.53 / June 19, 1953
Calcasieu Old Town Bay 4 4.20 / June 11 13.90 / July 2 16.10 / June 21, 1953
Calcasieu Port of LCH 6 4.40 / June 6 6.95 / July 2 12.67 / Oct. 1, 1913
Calcasieu Salt Water Bar 4 3.40 / June 9 9.40 / July 3 13.00 / Oct. 1, 1913
Calcasieu S.H. Jones SP 5 2.90 / June 6 11.07 / July 2 14.40 / Dec. 29, 1982
Mermentau Mermentau 4 5.06 / June 11 8.13 / July 6 13.36 / May 23, 1953
Neches Beaumont 4 7.60 / June 13 11.60 / July 3 13.00 / Oct. 23, 1994
Neches Evadale 19 17.80 / June 18 20.79 / July 6 26.20 / May 1, 1884
Neches Town Bluff 64 70.10 / June 17 Not Available 86.81 / May 1, 1884
Neches Weiss Bluff 15 14.60 / June 19 20.35 / July 5 Not Available
Nezpique Basile 22 19.94 / June 13 26.99 / July 4 34.39 / May 20, 1953
Pine Island Sour Lake 25 31.90 / June 10 32.37 / July 2 37.49 / Oct. 20, 1994
Red Alexandria 32 24.95 / June 8 33.70 / July 7 45.23 / April 17, 1945
Red Red R. Lock #2 N/A 64.20 / June 14 65.50 / July 13 76.60 / May 21, 1990
Sabine Bon Weir 30 23.85 / June 9 38.98 / July 1 43.50 / April 23, 1913
Sabine Burkeville 38 Out of order 46.82 / July 3 47.66 / Feb. 1, 1999
Sabine Deweyville 24 24.80 / June 12 29.24 / July 1 32.70 / May 1, 1884
Sabine Orange 4 3.70 / June 6 6.26 / July 8 6.60 / April 25, 1913
Vermilion Lafayette 10 15.35 / June 10 14.22 / July 14 16.80 / March 13, 1947
Vermilion Carencro 16 20.70 / June 8 Not Available Not Available
Vermilion Lake Martin 13 12.81 / June 10 Not Available Not Available
Vermilion Perry 9 11.11 / June 10 Not Available Not Available
Whiskey Ch. Mittie 15 12.68 / June 11 19.01 / July 3 32.80 / May 18, 1953
Village Creek Kountze 20 19.16 / June 11 24.34 / July 2 34.00 / August 1, 1915

 

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