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5-day Flood Potential

Drought Information

Hydrology Links

Graphical Flood Guidance and estimated Rainfall Accumulations - updated each morning (click to enlarge)
Graphical 3-hour flash flood guidance - click to enlarge 24-hour estimated rainfall totals - click to enlarge

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has hydrologic responsibilities for river basins in Southwest, Central and South-Central Louisiana, plus extreme Southeast Texas. Those responsibilities include issuing flood warnings and daily river stages.

The Calcasieu River near Old Town Bay during flooding in November 2001
The West Fork of the Calcasieu River during flooding in November 2001

To report river flooding, please call us at (337) 477-5285

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