Lafayette Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 11:56 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Vermilion river at Lafayette, Surrey street gage.
* Until Tuesday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:15 am Monday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 11.0 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at stages near 10.0 feet... minor flooding of heymann park
off of Highway 90 will occur.


Lat... Lon 3031 9204 3000 9227 2987 9219 2988 9206
      3022 9190 3031 9191




Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:52 PM CDT on April 27, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Louisiana and Texas... including the following
areas... in Louisiana... Acadia... Allen... Avoyelles...
Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron... Evangeline... Iberia...
Jefferson Davis... Lafayette... lower St. Martin... Rapides... St.
Landry... St. Mary... upper St. Martin... Vermilion... Vernon and
West Cameron. In Texas... Hardin... Jefferson... northern
Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper... southern
Newton and Tyler.

* Through Tuesday morning

* numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
through Monday across the area. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2
inches are expected with locally higher amounts of 3 to 4 inches
possible.

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Local Storm Report


04/27/2015 0822 am

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Tree down on power line. Tree on fire.





04/27/2015 0822 am

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Tree down on power line. Tree on fire.





04/27/2015 0827 am

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish.

Hail e0.25 inch, reported by trained spotter.






04/27/2015 0827 am

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish.

Hail e0.25 inch, reported by trained spotter.






04/27/2015 0826 am

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by trained spotter.






04/27/2015 0826 am

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by trained spotter.






04/27/2015 0824 am

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish.

Hail e0.25 inch, reported by public.


            In addition to hail... winds around 50 mph.





04/27/2015 0824 am

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish.

Hail e0.25 inch, reported by public.


            In addition to hail... winds around 50 mph.



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