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National Weather Service Lake Charles
 Bayou Vermilion River Conference
 
(May 28, 2008)

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles held a one day hydrologic conference on the Bayou Vermilion River, hosted by Tim Osborne of NOAA in Lafayette, Louisiana.  The conference was designed to educate local, state, and federal officials and local media on the history and issues affecting the Bayou Vermilion River. 

NWS Lake Charles would like to thank all attendees and presenters for making this conference a great success, and also thank NOAA for hosting the conference in their facilities!

Vermilion River Conference photo

Vermilion River Conference photo

Vermilion River Conference photo

Vermilion River Conference photo 

 Vermilion River Conference photo

Vermilion River Conference photo 

 Vermilion River Conference photo

 Vermilion River Conference photo

Vermilion River Conference photo 

Vermilion River Conference photo 

Vermilion River Conference photo 

Vermilion River Conference photo 

 Vermilion River Conference photo

 Vermilion River Conference photo

Vermilion River Conference photo 

 Vermilion River Conference photo

 Vermilion River Conference photo

Vermilion River Conference photo 

 Vermilion River Conference photo

Vermilion River Conference photo 

 Vermilion River Conference photo

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 Vermilion River Conference Presentations
 
(
click on a link to download the presentation)
 (note: .pdf format, Adobe Acrobat required; some file sizes are large and will be very slow to download)

 
Vermilion River Conference Program Guide
by NWS Lake Charles
Welcome to the Vermilion River Conference
by Andy Patrick, NWS Lake Charles
Hurricane Season 2008
by Roger Erickson, NWS Lake Charles
Bayou Vermilion Processes & Dynamics
by Paul LaHaye & Cindy Trahan, Bayou Vermilion District
Vermilion River Flood Events
by Rob Perillo, KATC-TV
Understanding the Hydrology of the
Low Gradient Vermilion Watershed

by Dr. Ehab A. Messelhe, U.L. Lafayette
National Flood Insurance Program
Community Rating System

by Pam Mattingly, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
NWS Flood Inundation Mapping Services
by Ben Weiger, NWS Southern Region Headquarters
Heavy Rainfall Forecasting
by Joe Rua, NWS Lake Charles
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
by Jonathan Brazzell, NWS Lake Charles
Operations & Operational Modeling
of the Vermilion River

by David Welch & Dave Ramirez, NWS LMRFC

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