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 251445 ESFLCH LAZ027-030-041-TXZ216-260-262-260845- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA 945 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015 ...TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR WATER RELEASES... PERSONS HAVING INTERESTS IN THE SABINE RIVER BASIN BELOW THE RESERVOIR ARE HEREBY ADVISED THAT ON MONDAY...MAY 25...2015 AT 9:30 AM...THE RESERVOIR ELEVATION IS 172.22 FEET MEAN SEA LEVEL. CURRENTLY...BOTH GENERATORS ARE 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 27794 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