Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1217 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

TXC241-457-181915-
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TYLER TX-JASPER TX-
1217 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...EBENEZER...KIRBYVILLE...JASPER...
  NORTHERN TYLER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WOODVILLE...TOWN BLUFF...ROCKLAND...
  COLMESNEIL...CHESTER...

* UNTIL 215 PM CDT

* AT 1214 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A CLUSTER OF
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL EXTENDING FROM ROCKLAND TO
  JASPER. RADAR NDICATES RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES HAVE
  FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA AND AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES
  WILL BE POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION...VERY HIGH RAINFALL RATES CAN
  BE EXPECTED...LEADING TO PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND
  MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN... 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 3106 9457 3106 9454 3104 9445 3105 9443
      3112 9404 3065 9388 3077 9461 3085 9463
      3088 9462 3089 9464 3101 9467

$$

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