St. Mary Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 10:10 AM CDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana...
northwestern St. Mary Parish in south central Louisiana...
central St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana...

* until 1045 am CDT

* at 1010 am CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 7 miles south of Ramah to 6 miles south of Avery
Island, moving east at 35 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
New Iberia, Franklin, Jeanerette, Cypremort Point, Avery Island,
Baldwin, Loreauville, Glencoe, Lydia, sorrel, Cote Blanche Island,
Lake Fausse Pointe, Charenton, Weeks Island and Centerville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 3000 9126 2995 9125 2963 9155 2963 9166
      2974 9162 2975 9160 2973 9186 2975 9188
      2980 9185 2978 9183 2979 9183 2982 9182
      2981 9194 2985 9198 3028 9159 3024 9156
      3023 9147 3010 9146 3004 9122
time... Mot... loc 1510z 289deg 31kt 3029 9150 2981 9193

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:30 AM CDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana...
northwestern St. Mary Parish in south central Louisiana...
central St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana...

* until 1230 PM CDT

* at 929 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Six to eight inches of rain
have fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
New Iberia, Franklin, Jeanerette, Baldwin, Loreauville, sorrel,
Glencoe, Lydia, Lake Fausse Pointe, Charenton and Weeks Island.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to three inches are possible in
the warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 2982 9154 2976 9162 2976 9170 2975 9175
      2977 9184 2979 9186 2980 9185 2980 9184
      2978 9183 2982 9182 2983 9188 2986 9188
      3007 9182 3018 9170 3017 9156 2998 9144


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Special Statement
Issued: 9:24 AM CDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Special Weather Statement...

At 924 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 18 miles south of Rockefeller wildlife range to
near Batchelor. Movement was south at 60 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, Crowley, Abbeville, Catahoula,
Scott, Breaux Bridge, Rayne, Franklin, Carencro, St. Martinville,
Jeanerette, Kaplan, Church Point, Gueydan, Krotz Springs, Leonville,
Arnaudville and Melville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 2962 9202 2962 9204 2960 9207 2956 9201
      2959 9213 2953 9231 2974 9305 3079 9178
      3069 9173 3050 9175 3044 9164 3031 9162
      3021 9149 3011 9147 3006 9135 2974 9161
      2976 9170 2971 9185 2957 9175 2948 9183
time... Mot... loc 1424z 340deg 53kt 2941 9281 3081 9166


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924 am CDT sun Oct 22 2017

... Special Weather Statement...

At 924 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 18 miles south of Rockefeller wildlife range to
near Batchelor. Movement was south at 60 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, Crowley, Abbeville, Catahoula,
Scott, Breaux Bridge, Rayne, Franklin, Carencro, St. Martinville,
Jeanerette, Kaplan, Church Point, Gueydan, Krotz Springs, Leonville,
Arnaudville and Melville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 2962 9202 2962 9204 2960 9207 2956 9201
      2959 9213 2953 9231 2974 9305 3079 9178
      3069 9173 3050 9175 3044 9164 3031 9162
      3021 9149 3011 9147 3006 9135 2974 9161
      2976 9170 2971 9185 2957 9175 2948 9183
time... Mot... loc 1424z 340deg 53kt 2941 9281 3081 9166


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