Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
656 PM CST WED FEB 21 2018

LAC079-115-TXC351-220145-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.W.0010.000000T0000Z-180222T0145Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Rapides LA-Vernon LA-Newton TX-
656 PM CST WED FEB 21 2018

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM CST FOR
NORTHWESTERN RAPIDES...VERNON PARISHES IN WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND
NORTHEASTERN NEWTON COUNTIES...

At 649 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated showers continue to move
across the area although heavy rainfall has diminished. Three to
five inches of rain have fallen across the area today, and stream
gauges continue to indicate rising water levels across the area.
Thus the flash flood warning remains in effect.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Leesville, Rosepine, Boyce, Anacoco, Fort Polk, Slagle, Hineston,
Lena, Deridder, New Llano, Colfax, Hutton, Flatwoods, Otis,
Kurthwood, Sieper, Lacamp, Fullerton, Clifton and Burr Ferry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

&&

LAT...LON 3150 9268 3147 9271 3145 9268 3140 9269
      3139 9264 3131 9260 3099 9287 3088 9308
      3086 9348 3088 9355 3112 9357 3137 9323
      3135 9295 3152 9272

$$

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