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Note: This is a summary graphic depicting the impacts expected over the full duration of the storm from this hazard. Detailed forecast products providing times, durations, and numerical forecasts associated with this hazard are provided at this WFO's web page:

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Inland Flooding Impact
Wind Tornadoes Inland Flooding Coastal Flooding
Impacts by County from inland flooding for the NWS Lake Charles, Louisiana warning area
 
None
 
Low
 
Moderate
 
High
 
Extreme
Alabama
Mobile

Florida
Jacksonville
Key West
Melbourne
Miami
Pensacola
Tallahassee
Tampa Bay

Louisiana
Lake Charles

Maryland
Baltimore/Washington

New Jersey
Mount Holly

New York
New York City/Upton

North Carolina
Newport/Morehead City
Wilmington

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia

South Carolina
Charleston

Texas
Brownsville
Corpus Christi

Virginia
Wakefield

Washington, DC
Baltimore/Washington


Inland Flooding Impacts Definitions
Read this office's detailed Hurricane Local Statement

Inland Flooding impacts:
The Inland Flooding impacts detailed in this WFOs Inland Flooding Graphics are not associated with riverine flooding. Specific river observations and river stage forecasts in this WFO's area of responsibility are available from their Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) web site, at: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Low Minor flooding of low lying areas, with little or no property damage. Some flood prone-roads may be closed for brief periods of time.
Moderate Moderate flooding and flash flooding, resulting in some road closures. Some low lying structures may be flooded.
High Widespread flooding and flash flooding.

Extensive damage to buildings and some transportation systems from high water and debris is likely, resulting in many short-term road closures.

Some secondary roads may experience long-term road closures.

Extreme Widespread record or near record flooding and flash flooding.

Extreme and long-lasting damage to buildings and transportation systems from high water and debris is likely, resulting in many long-term road closures.

Wind
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Tornadoes
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Inland Flooding
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Coastal Flooding
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