Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1121 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...HEAVY RAINS LIKELY TONIGHT...

.ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT DISTURBANCE ALOFT IS EXPECTED TO TAP INTO
OUR VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL
TONIGHT. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE
LIKELY...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. GIVEN ALREADY
SATURATED GROUNDS IN PLACE FROM RECENT RAIN EVENTS...FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE.

LAZ033-043>045-052>055-261200-
/O.EXA.KLCH.FF.A.0011.000000T0000Z-150526T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ST. LANDRY-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-
ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...CROWLEY...RAYNE...
CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...
ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...
PATTERSON...BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE
1121 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...ST. LANDRY. IN
  SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...IBERIA...LAFAYETTE...LOWER ST.
  MARTIN...ST. MARY AND UPPER ST. MARTIN. IN SOUTHWEST
  LOUISIANA...ACADIA AND VERMILION.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY

* ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL ON ALREADY
  SATURATED GROUND TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE
  EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS. A MAJORITY OF THIS RAINFALL WILL FALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT
  OF TIME.

* AREAS THAT SEE HEAVY RAINFALL WITHIN A SHORT TIME COULD
  RECEIVE FLOOD WATER TO DEPTHS THAT WOULD IMPACT PROPERTY AND
  PEOPLE IN THOSE AREAS. AREA CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE
  ALSO LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE RISES.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0011.000000T0000Z-150526T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-CALCASIEU-
JEFFERSON DAVIS-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-
ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-
SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...LAKE ARTHUR...HACKBERRY...
CAMERON...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...
BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...
KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
1121 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...BEAUREGARD...
  CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...JEFFERSON DAVIS...
  RAPIDES...VERNON AND WEST CAMERON. IN TEXAS...HARDIN...
  JEFFERSON...NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...
  SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY

* ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL ON ALREADY
  SATURATED GROUND TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE
  EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS. A MAJORITY OF THIS RAINFALL WILL FALL IN A SHORT AMOUNT
  OF TIME.

* AREAS THAT SEE HEAVY RAINFALL WITHIN A SHORT TIME COULD
  RECEIVE FLOOD WATER TO DEPTHS THAT WOULD IMPACT PROPERTY AND
  PEOPLE IN THOSE AREAS. AREA CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE
  ALSO LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE RISES.

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.

&&

$$


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