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
322 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF KIRBYVILLE...
  TYLER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WOODVILLE...TOWN BLUFF...ROCKLAND...
  COLMESNEIL...

* UNTIL 430 PM CDT

* AT 318 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUES
  TO INDICATE AN AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WITH ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS FROM COLMESNEIL TO TOWN BLUFF AND KIRBYVILLE.
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS THE
  AREA WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3105 9452 3104 9447 3105 9443 3088 9389
      3044 9389 3083 9463 3086 9463

$$

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