With already soggy ground holding water and more rain on the way, the National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Flood Warning for the Vermilion at Surrey Street Gage.

KATC reports the warning will last from this afternoon (01/02/19) until late Sunday night, or until the warning is canceled.

National Weather Service says "at 7:15 AM Wednesday (01/02/19) the stage was 9.9 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 10.0 feet. * Forecast...rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to rise to near 12.0 feet by tomorrow evening. Minor flooding of Beaver Park and Vermilionville near the river will occur. * Impact...At stages near 10.0 feet...Minor flooding of Heymann Park off of Highway 90 will occur. "