The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Calcasieu Parish. This means flooding is imminent!

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We have already surpassed our average rainfall amount for the month by over an inch and it's only the fifth. This is causing flooding already. Here is the National Weather Service statement.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...
CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR   THE CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY. * FROM LATE TONIGHT TO MONDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS   CANCELLED. * AT  5:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.0 FEET. * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. * FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET. * FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FLUCTUATE NEAR THE FLOOD STAGE   THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. * IMPACT...AT 4.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF GOOS FERRY ROAD WILL   OCCUR.
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