Weather Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Vermilion (LAZ052) Louisiana Issued by the National Weather Service


Coastal Flood Warning Coastal Flood Warning - Vermilion (Louisiana)

Updated:Wed 22-May-19 03:17am CDT
Effective:Wed 22-May-19 03:17am CDT
Expires:Wed 22-May-19 07:00pm CDT

Areas affected: Calcasieu; East Cameron; Iberia; St. Mary; Vermilion; West Cameron
Instructions: A coastal flood warning means that flooding is occurring or imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and property.

Message summary: ...coastal flooding will continue to be possible through wednesday...
.winds are expected to remain strong enough to keep water levels about one to two feet higher than predicted astronomical values during high tide today. This will result in the potential for flooding along coastal waterways.
...coastal flood warning remains in effect until 7 pm cdt this evening...
* coastal flooding...tides will be running one to two feet above predicted astronomical tides with actual tide levels approaching 2.0 feet mean higher high water near the coast, and between 2.0 to 2.5 feet mean higher high water inland of the coast.
* timing...this morning through late this afternoon.
* impacts...flooding of roads near coastal waterways and low lying areas. Water will cover beaches with inundation inland from the coast. This includes areas around coastal lakes and bays.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone LAZ052