Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WGUS64 KLCH 221559
FFALCH
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
959 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

 ...THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED AND HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA AND TEXAS...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA AFFECTING RAPIDES PARISH
.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS AND ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH
AREA REMAIN ALERT TO POSSIBLE FLOODING OR IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS OR ATTEMPT TO CROSS ROADWAYS COVERED
BY HIGH WATER. YOU MAY CHECK THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST
RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION, WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/LCH.


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LAZ028-221629-
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/GLML1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
959 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

THE FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA
  AND HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A FLOOD WARNING.
* AT  9:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO REACH A MAXIMUM STAGE OF 12.5
  FEET BY SUNDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 12.0 FEET...WHEN THE RIVER IS RISING AND
  THE GAUGE READING IS FORECAST TO REACH 12 FEET OR HIGHER. ROADS
  UPSTREAM FROM GLENMORA, INCLUDING STROTHERS CROSSING ROAD NEAR THE
  COMMUNITY OF CALCASIEU AND PRICE CROSSING ROAD NEAR HINESTON HAVE
  WATER ON THEM AND ARE SUBJECT TO BEING CLOSED. ALSO, FLOODING OF
  FORESTED AREAS NEAR THE RIVER WILL OCCUR.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 12.0 FEET...WHEN THE RIVER IS FALLING AND
  THE GAUGE READING IS FORECAST TO BE NEAR 12 FEET, FLOODING OF
  FORESTED AREAS NEAR THE RIVER WILL OCCUR.

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LAT...LON 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

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