AUGUST 18 2010 FLASH FLOODING

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  • PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
    420 PM CDT WED AUG 18 2010

    ..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
    ..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
                ..REMARKS..

    0800 AM     HEAVY RAIN       BUNKIE                  30.95N 92.19W
    08/18/2010  M5.55 INCH       AVOYELLES          LA   CO-OP OBSERVER

                CO-OP OBSERVER REPORTS HEAVY RAINFALL SINCE 8 AM.

    0851 AM     HEAVY RAIN       COTTONPORT              30.99N 92.05W
    08/18/2010  E6.00 INCH       AVOYELLES          LA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

                COTTONPORT POLICE CHEIF REPORTS RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 6
                INCHES WITH REPORTS OF NUMEROUS STREETS FLOODED...BUT
                STILL PASSIBLE AT THIS POINT.

    0855 AM     FLASH FLOOD      HESSMER                 31.05N 92.12W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

                REPORTS OF HOMES FLOODED AROUND HESSMER. SEVERAL REPORTS
                OF STALLED VEHICLES IN HIGH WATER BETWEEN HESSMER AND
                MANSURA.

    1029 AM     FLASH FLOOD      MANSURA                 31.06N 92.05W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   BROADCAST MEDIA

                SEVERAL ROADS CLOSED IN MANSURA. TONY ROAD...LARGE
                ROAD..MERRICK STREET AND ST. JEAN STREET.

    1031 AM     FLASH FLOOD      HESSMER                 31.05N 92.12W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

                WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF PARISH ROADS THROUGHOUT THE
                PARISH.

    1031 AM     FLASH FLOOD      PLAUCHEVILLE            30.96N 91.98W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   BROADCAST MEDIA

                HIGHWAY 107 HAS WATER OVER IT.

    1100 AM     FLASH FLOOD      MANSURA                 31.06N 92.05W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   NEWSPAPER

                ALEXANDRIA TOWN TALK REPORTED A WOMAN WAS RESCUED FROM
                HER FLOODED HOME ON LARGE ROAD IN MANSURA. 6 TO 7
                VEHICLES WERE STALLED OUT IN FLOODWATERS WITH AN UNKNOWN
                NUMBER OF HOMES FLOODED ALONG HIGHWAY 114 BETWEEN HESSMER
                AND MANSURA.

    1108 AM     FLASH FLOOD      MANSURA                 31.06N 92.05W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   NEWSPAPER

                APARTMENTS ON TONY ROY ROAD FLOODED.

    0104 PM     FLASH FLOOD      MANSURA                 31.06N 92.05W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   BROADCAST MEDIA

                FLOODING STILL BEING REPORTED AT NUMEROUS LOCATIONS
                THROUGHOUT AVOYELLES PARISH. WORST AREAS CONTINUE TO BE
                IN THE HESSMER AND MANSURA AREAS. SEVERAL ROADS ARE
                CLOSED AT THIS TIME.

    0200 PM     FLASH FLOOD      MOREAUVILLE             31.03N 91.98W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   NEWSPAPER

                BUNKIE RECORD REPORTED KLIL RADIO STATION IN MOREAUVILLE
                WAS FLOODED.

    0330 PM     FLASH FLOOD      SIMMESPORT              30.98N 91.81W
    08/18/2010                   AVOYELLES          LA   PUBLIC

                RED CROSS OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA REPORTED A DUPLEX FLOODED
                IN SIMMESPORT.

    0338 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     4 E CALL                30.62N 93.81W
    08/18/2010                   NEWTON             TX   TRAINED SPOTTER

                SKYWARN SPOTTER REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD VISIBLE FROM
                KIRBYVILLE. LOCATION ESTIMATED BASED ON RADAR.

    0350 PM     HEAVY RAIN       BUNKIE                  30.95N 92.19W
    08/18/2010  M14.55 INCH      AVOYELLES          LA   CO-OP OBSERVER

                MEASURED AT BUNKIE WATER PLANT SO FAR TODAY.

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