Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WGUS54 KLCH 181915

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
215 PM CDT TUE APR 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Central Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* Until 515 PM CDT

* At 215 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain have
  already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Lake Charles, Sulphur, Westlake and Buhler.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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 3040 9325 3019 9317 3019 9340 3040 9348



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