St. Mary Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 2:47 AM CDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 330 am CDT for
northwestern Iberia... northwestern St. Mary and west central St.
Martin parishes...

At 235 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy
rain across the warned area. Three to five inches of rain have
already fallen across parts of Iberia Parish over the past couple of
hours. Additional showers and thunderstorms are continuing to
develop upstream over the Gulf of Mexico and move across the warned

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
New Iberia, Abbeville, St. Martinville, Jeanerette,
Cypremort Point, Avery Island, Loreauville, Lydia, Acadiana
Regional Airport, Jefferson Island, Coteau, Lake Fausse Pointe and
Weeks Island.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

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