Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
909 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

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CALCASIEU LA-
909 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 AM CDT FOR
CENTRAL CALCASIEU PARISH...

AT 904 AM CDT...THE PUBLIC REPORTED FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAINFALL IN
SULPHUR AND LAKE CHARLES. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURING ACROSS
THE AREA. PLEASE DELAY TRAVEL UNTIL IT IS SAFE TO TRAVEL.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...WESTLAKE...MOSS BLUFF...LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL
AIRPORT...GILLIS...HOLMWOOD...BUHLER...CARLYSS AND LEBLEU SETTLEMENT.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WARNED AREA ESPECIALLY TO THE EAST OF LAKE CHARLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE DELAY TRAVEL FOR AN HOUR OR TWO. ONCE THE RAINFALL RATES
SUBSIDE...THE WATER WILL DRAIN RATHER QUICKLY.

&&

LAT...LON 3006 9361 3039 9338 3038 9303 3008 9303

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