Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
300 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.RAINFALL RATES AND INTENSITY WILL INCREASE LATER TONIGHT AND ON
MONDAY AS A SURFACE LOW...ALONG WITH A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE...WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION. ANTECEDENT WET GROUND
CONDITIONS ARE CURRENTLY OVER A MAJORITY OF THE AREA FROM THE
RECENT RAINFALL. ADDITIONAL AREAWIDE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...IS STILL POSSIBLE IN THE
WATCH AREA THROUGH MONDAY. THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO CAUSE FLOODING. THE RAIN WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST
LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY EVENING...ENDING THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

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VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-
ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-
SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT POLK...PICKERING...LEESVILLE...
SLAGLE...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...EFFIE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...
COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...BUNDICK LAKE...DE RIDDER...
FIELDS...ORETTA...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...BEAVER...
ST. LANDRY...MAMOU...REDDELL...LAWTELL...OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...HATHAWAY...JENNINGS...TOPSY...ROANOKE...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...BRANCH...CHURCH POINT...
RICHARD...LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...CADE...ST. MARTINVILLE...
ABBEVILLE...INTRACOASTAL CITY...MEAUX...FORKED ISLAND...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...HACKBERRY...JOHNSON BAYOU...GRAND LAKE...KLONDIKE...
CAMERON...CREOLE...GRAND CHENIER...RUTHERFORD BEACH...
TOWN BLUFF...FRED...HILLISTER...IVANHOE...SPURGER...WARREN...
WOODVILLE...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...SABINE PASS...
SEA RIM STATE PARK...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...
HOLLY SPRINGS...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...MAGNOLIA SPRINGS...
MT. UNION...ROGANVILLE...BURKEVILLE...FARRSVILLE...JAMESTOWN...
NEWTON...WIERGATE...BLEAKWOOD...CALL...GIST...BUNA...EVADALE...
DEWEYVILLE
300 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...ACADIA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...
  BEAUREGARD...CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...IBERIA...
  JEFFERSON DAVIS...LAFAYETTE...RAPIDES...ST. LANDRY...UPPER ST.
  MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND WEST CAMERON. IN SOUTHEAST
  TEXAS...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN
  NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THE
  WATCH AREA THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  ALSO POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS INCLUDE DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING
  FLASH FLOODING AS WELL AS ELEVATED LEVELS ON AREA RIVERS AND
  STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

RUA


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