St. Landry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:54 AM CDT Mar. 30, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
The Bayou des cannes near Eunice.
* Until Saturday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 am Thursday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.5 feet by
after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage late
Saturday morning.
* Impact... at stages near 16.0 feet... minor flooding begins along
The Bayou with a few structures right along The Bayou threatened.


Lat... Lon 3057 9240 3056 9235 3019 9256 3022 9260
      3045 9257




431 am CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Jefferson Davis Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
southern Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana...
Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...
southeastern Allen Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* until 1030 am CDT

* at 430 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated the heavy rain that caused
flooding has departed the area. 2 to 10 inches of rain have
fallen. Flood waters will gradually recede through the morning.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Opelousas, Crowley, Eunice, Jennings, Ville Platte, Church Point,
Mamou, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Basile, Iota, Krotz Springs, Elton,
Leonville, Arnaudville, Melville, Mermentau, Palmetto, Bayou
Current and Evangeline.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3051 9175 3049 9176 3040 9196 3041 9198
      3039 9198 3037 9204 3038 9206 3034 9209
      3005 9275 3004 9288 3046 9289 3085 9202
      3085 9182 3084 9180 3082 9181 3078 9177
      3074 9176 3071 9174 3056 9176 3051 9173


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