Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WGUS74 KLCH 300805
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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
305 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

LAC001-003-039-053-097-300930-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170330T0930Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Jefferson Davis LA-Evangeline LA-Acadia LA-St. Landry LA-Allen LA-
305 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 AM CDT FOR
JEFFERSON DAVIS...SOUTHERN EVANGELINE...ACADIA...WESTERN ST. LANDRY
AND SOUTHEASTERN ALLEN PARISHES...

At 303 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated that thunderstorms producing
heavy rain have exited the warned area. 3 to 10 inches of rain have
fallen. Flash flooding is expected to continue through the next
several hours, however water levels will gradually recede.

Some locations that will experience flooding
include... Opelousas, Crowley, Eunice, Jennings, Rayne, Ville
Platte, Church Point, Mamou, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Basile, Iota,
Elton, Mermentau, Evangeline, Chataignier, Mowata, Prairie Ronde,
Maxie and Mire.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3046 9290 3081 9213 3032 9213 3004 9277
      3004 9288

$$

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