Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
546 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHERN
LOUISIANA AS TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO AND THE
CARIBBEAN MOVES INLAND THROUGH A WEAKNESS IN THE UPPER RIDGE AND
INTERACTS WITH A STRONG JET STREAM ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPROACHING
UPPER LEVEL TROF OUT WEST. THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
TRAIN INLAND OVER LOWER SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND WESTERN LOUISIANA THIS MORNING
...AND SPREAD ACROSS CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND ACADIANA THIS AFTERNOON.
EXPECT THE CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO SLOWLY
DIMINISH SATURDAY EVENING.

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ215-216-302115-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140831T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...
BRIDGE CITY
546 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...ACADIA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...
  BEAUREGARD...CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...IBERIA...
  JEFFERSON DAVIS...LAFAYETTE...LOWER ST. MARTIN...RAPIDES...ST.
  LANDRY...ST. MARY...UPPER ST. MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND
  WEST CAMERON. IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
  THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

SWEENEY





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