DECEMBER 8 2009 FLASH FLOODING

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  • PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
    115 AM CST WED DEC 09 2009

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

    0300 AM     FLASH FLOOD      6 SSE NEW IBERIA        29.92N 91.78W
    12/08/2009                   IBERIA             LA   PUBLIC

                NEIGHBORHOOD IN PATOUTVILLE HAS 3 FEET OF WATER STANDING
                IN MOST YARDS WITH WATER COMING IN AT-LEAST 1 HOME. KLCH
                RADAR ESTIMATES 4 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN IN A 6 HOUR PERIOD
                ENDING AT 3 AM.

    0331 AM     FLASH FLOOD      NEW IBERIA              30.01N 91.82W
    12/08/2009                   IBERIA             LA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

                IBERIA SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT REPORTED SEVERAL ROADS WITH
                STANDING WATER ON THEM AND ARE NOW IMPASSABLE.

    0400 AM     HEAVY RAIN       4 WNW NEW IBERIA        30.03N 91.88W
    12/08/2009  M6.57 INCH       IBERIA             LA   ASOS

                HEAVY RAINS AROUND NEW IBERIA IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES
                CAUSED FLASH FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF IBERIA PARISH.

    0400 AM     HEAVY RAIN       JEANERETTE              29.92N 91.68W
    12/08/2009  M6.34 INCH       IBERIA             LA   CO-OP OBSERVER

                HEAVY RAINS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES PRODUCED FLASH
                FLOODING. SOME HOMES ALSO HAD WATER REPORTED IN THEM.

    0430 AM     HEAVY RAIN       CENTERVILLE             29.76N 91.43W
    12/08/2009  M8.48 INCH       ST. MARY           LA   BROADCAST MEDIA

                REPORT RELAYED THROUGH KATC.

    0500 AM     FLASH FLOOD      BALDWIN                 29.83N 91.55W
    12/08/2009                   ST. MARY           LA   NEWSPAPER

                LAFAYETTE DAILY ADVERTISER REPORTED 25 HOMES FLOODED IN
                THE BALDWIN AREA.

    0500 AM     FLASH FLOOD      NEW IBERIA              30.01N 91.82W
    12/08/2009                   IBERIA             LA   NEWSPAPER

                LAFAYETTE DAILY ADVERTISER REPORTED 15 HOMES FLOODED IN
                NEW IBERIA...LOREAUVILLE...AND PATOUTVILLE. 2 BUSINESSES
                WERE FLOODED ON HIGHWAY 90. DAILY IBERIAN REPORTED MAJOR
                FLOODING IN THE WEST END SECTION OF NEW IBERIA WITH
                SEVERAL STALLED CARS. SEVERAL STREETS WERE FLOODED IN NEW
                IBERIA INCLUDING ANDERSON STREET...SHOT
                STREET...SOUTHPORT BOULEVARD...AND JEFFERSON TERRACE. A
                FEW HIGH WATER RESCUES WERE PERFORMED BY AREA OFFICIALS.

    1130 AM     FLOOD            5 NNE AVERY ISLAND      29.98N 91.88W
    12/08/2009                   IBERIA             LA   BROADCAST MEDIA

                PHOTOS FROM KLFY-TV SHOWED WIDESPREAD FLOODING SOUTH OF
                HIGHWAY 14 NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HAZARD ROAD AND
                ARMENCO ROAD.

    0138 PM     FLOOD            NEW IBERIA              30.01N 91.82W
    12/08/2009                   IBERIA             LA   NWS EMPLOYEE

                NWS EMPLOYEE REPORTED THAT ROADS REMAIN FLOODED AROUND
                NEW IBERIA.

    12/08/09 Rainfall Map

     12/08/09 Rainfall Map

    New Iberia Flooding

     New Iberia Flood

    Williamette Street in Lydia  Hazard Road Flooding

    photos courtesy of KATC-TV & KLFY-TV

    Baldwin Flooding

     Baldwin Flooding 1

    Raintree Elementary School - Baldwin Flooding 2

    photos courtesy of KLFY-TV


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