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
326 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING THIS WEEKEND...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHEAST
TEXAS TONIGHT AND GRADUALLY MOVE TO THE EAST ON SATURDAY WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL.

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VERNON-BEAUREGARD-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT POLK...PICKERING...LEESVILLE...
SLAGLE...BUNDICK LAKE...DE RIDDER...FIELDS...ORETTA...
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
326 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST
  TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...
  BEAUREGARD AND VERNON. IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...HARDIN...
  JEFFERSON...NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...
  SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO 5 INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
  WATCH AREA.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW LYING
  RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN BE
  EXPECTED. THE LARGER RIVERS COULD REMAIN IN FLOOD FOR SEVERAL
  DAYS.

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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RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-
JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...EFFIE...
MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...
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
326 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH
  CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...AVOYELLES...
  EVANGELINE...RAPIDES AND ST. LANDRY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  LOUISIANA...LAFAYETTE. IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...ACADIA...
  ALLEN...CALCASIEU AND JEFFERSON DAVIS.

* FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 0NE TO FOUR INCHES IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
  AREA.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW
  LYING RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

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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