Weather for Abbeville, Louisiana
Lat: 29.97N, Lon: 92.12W
Wx Zone: LAZ052 CWA Used: LCH
Louisiana Drought Monitor
The Louisiana Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Louisiana land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
Louisiana Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
000 FGUS74 KLCH 161535 ESFLCH LAZ027-030-041-TXZ216-260-262-170945- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA 935 AM CST WED DEC 16 2015 ...TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR WATER RELEASES... PERSONS HAVING INTERESTS IN THE SABINE RIVER BASIN ARE HEREBY ADVISED THAT ON WEDNESDAY...DECEMBER 16...2015...AT 9 AM...THE RESERVOIR ELEVATION WAS 172.58 FEET MEAN SEA LEVEL. CURRENTLY...ONE GENERATOR IS OUT OF SERVICE FOR REPAIRS AND THE OTHER GENERATOR IS OPERATING 24 HOURS...7 DAYS A WEEK. SEVEN SPILLWAY GATES ARE NOW OPEN AT ONE FOOT AND TWO ARE OPEN AT TWO FEET FOR A COMBINED RELEASE OF 11000 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND. INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC RIVER GAUGES AND FORECASTS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES: HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/WGRFC OR WEATHER.GOV/LCH (ALL LOWER CASE) $$ 26/SRA