Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
702 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CAMERON PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM CST

* AT 700 PM CST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  ALREADY FALLEN IN THE WARNED AREA TODAY. FLASH FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...CAMERON...WESTLAKE...VINTON...IOWA...MOSS
  BLUFF...LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT...STARKS...SABINE NATIONAL
  WILDLIFE...DE QUINCY...JOHNSONS BAYOU...HAYES...GRAND LAKE...
  DEQUINCY...GILLIS...GIBBSTOWN...HOLMWOOD...BUHLER AND HACKETTS
  CORNER.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 2980 9391 2985 9379 3014 9369 3029 9371
      3039 9376 3040 9349 3049 9349 3049 9339
      3040 9338 3037 9304 3016 9300 3014 9292
      3009 9291 3009 9300 2995 9299 2976 9312
      2977 9334 2980 9334 2974 9375 2970 9384

$$

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