Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WGUS84 KLCH 302358
FLSLCH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
658 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

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ORANGE TX-JEFFERSON TX-HARDIN TX-
658 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  SOUTHERN HARDIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 657 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH RAINFALL RATES BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES PER HOUR.
  THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BEAUMONT...LUMBERTON...VIDOR...SOUR LAKE...NOME...SARATOGA...BEVIL
  OAKS...CHINA...ROSE CITY...PINE FOREST...LAKEVIEW AND BATSON.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3029 9412 3028 9412 3026 9411 3026 9410
      3024 9412 3024 9399 3004 9401 2997 9444
      3011 9444 3011 9460 3032 9467

$$

RUA


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