Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
446 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

LAC019-023-TXC199-241-245-351-361-261100-
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CALCASIEU LA-CAMERON LA-ORANGE TX-JEFFERSON TX-HARDIN TX-JASPER TX-
NEWTON TX-
446 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM CDT FOR
CALCASIEU AND NORTHWESTERN CAMERON PARISHES...ORANGE...JEFFERSON...
SOUTHERN HARDIN...SOUTHEASTERN JASPER AND SOUTHWESTERN NEWTON
COUNTIES...

AT 440 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING ALONG AND NORTH OF I-10...MOVING EAST
NORTHEAST. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
EAST...PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN OVER THE WARNED AREA. 3 TO 5 INCHES OF
RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS JEFFERSON COUNTY...WITH 2 TO 3 ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
SHORTLY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BEAUMONT...LAKE CHARLES...PORT ARTHUR...SULPHUR...ORANGE...
NEDERLAND...GROVES...PORT NECHES...LUMBERTON...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...
CAMERON...SILSBEE...WESTLAKE...WEST ORANGE...VINTON...IOWA...
KOUNTZE...SOUR LAKE AND NOME.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3034 9451 3045 9389 3038 9305 2970 9293
      2980 9334 2976 9335 2969 9384 2979 9390
      2985 9379 3000 9379 2999 9386 2981 9395
      2968 9384 2967 9405 2956 9435 2989 9436
      2989 9444 3011 9444 3011 9460 3017 9462

$$

LANDRENEAU



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