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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
940 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WATCH FOR THE...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA AFFECTING RAPIDES PARISH
  CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY AFFECTING CALCASIEU PARISH

 .SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY AND INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE AND INTENSITY OVERNIGHT.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THIS EVENT LOOK TO BE 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IF THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS DO MATERIALIZE AS
PREDICTED...THE AREA RIVER SYSTEM WILL SEE SIGNIFICANT RISES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS AND ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH
AREA REMAIN ALERT TO POSSIBLE FLOODING OR IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS OR ATTEMPT TO CROSS ROADWAYS COVERED
BY HIGH WATER. YOU MAY CHECK THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST
RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION, WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/LCH.


$$

&&

LAZ028-190540-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.A.0008.141222T0600Z-141222T1200Z/
/GLML1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
940 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO MONDAY MORNING.
* AT  8:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 12.0 FEET...WHEN THE RIVER IS RISING AND
  THE GAUGE READING IS FORECAST TO REACH 12 FEET OR HIGHER. ROADS
  UPSTREAM FROM GLENMORA, INCLUDING STROTHERS CROSSING ROAD NEAR THE
  COMMUNITY OF CALCASIEU AND PRICE CROSSING ROAD NEAR HINESTON HAVE
  WATER ON THEM AND ARE SUBJECT TO BEING CLOSED. ALSO, FLOODING OF
  FORESTED AREAS NEAR THE RIVER WILL OCCUR.


&&

LAT...LON 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
940 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WATCH FOR THE...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA AFFECTING RAPIDES PARISH
  CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY AFFECTING CALCASIEU PARISH

 .SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY AND INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE AND INTENSITY OVERNIGHT.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THIS EVENT LOOK TO BE 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IF THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS DO MATERIALIZE AS
PREDICTED...THE AREA RIVER SYSTEM WILL SEE SIGNIFICANT RISES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS AND ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH
AREA REMAIN ALERT TO POSSIBLE FLOODING OR IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS OR ATTEMPT TO CROSS ROADWAYS COVERED
BY HIGH WATER. YOU MAY CHECK THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST
RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION, WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/LCH.


$$

&&

LAZ041-190539-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.A.0009.141221T0600Z-141223T1200Z/
/OTBL1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
940 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY
* FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT TO TUESDAY MORNING.
* AT  5:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 5.0 FEET...WATER OVER LOWEST PORTIONS OF
  GOOS FERRY ROAD. CARS SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 4.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF GOOS FERRY
  ROAD WILL OCCUR.

&&

LAT...LON 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1202 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-190615-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
1202 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. HOWEVER...HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

AN AREA LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
AND NORTHERN GULF COAST STATES FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT ALONG AND
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE. A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD BE
STRONG TO SEVERE...MAINLY ALONG THE COASTAL AREAS AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

THIS SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING ABOUT MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS BEGINNING FRIDAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20
KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
UNTIL FRONTAL PASSAGE THEN WINDS SHOULD QUICKLY SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY. STRONG
STORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH VERY STRONG WINDS. IN ADDITION...STRONG
WINDS ARE LIKELY AHEAD AND BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS MAY BE NEEDED FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
502 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ214-235>238-191115-
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-GALVESTON BAY-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-
MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
502 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

AREAS OF SEA FOG MAY DEVELOP WEDNESDAY MORNING AND COULD
INTERMITTENTLY PERSIST UNTIL A FRONT PUSHES OFF THE COAST FRIDAY
EVENING. SHOWER AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE
AHEAD OF THE FRONT. A FEW STRONG CELLS CAN NOT BE RULED OUT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
502 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-191115-
AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-
LIBERTY-MADISON-MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-
WASHINGTON-WHARTON-
502 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH THIS
SYSTEM ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS AROUND ONE TO TWO
INCHES ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA. LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS THAT
FALL IN A SHORT TIME PERIOD COULD LEAD TO NUISANCE STREET FLOODING
ISSUES. CONDITIONS ARE NOT VERY FAVORABLE FOR STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...BUT A FEW ISOLATED CELLS CAN NOT BE COMPLETELY
RULED OUT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
421 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-191030-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-
ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-
WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
421 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO...CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS MORNING WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE
THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING TIME FRAME. CHANCES FOR RAINS WILL
BE ON A SLOW INCREASE TODAY INTO TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY AS A WARM FRONT BACKS
ACROSS THE REGION. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE THAT A FEW STORMS MAY
BECOME SEVERE... THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE FROM WINDS. ALSO...RAINS
WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES ACROSS THE LAKES REGION IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS
AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA. RAINS ENDING DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS ON
SATURDAY MORNING...AS A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING. A DRY AND COOL WEEKEND ON TAP.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAYBE REQUIRED ON FRIDAY.

$$

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