Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
418 PM CDT SAT JUN 24 2017

LAC009-079-115-242215-
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Rapides LA-Avoyelles LA-Vernon LA-
418 PM CDT SAT JUN 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Rapides Parish in central Louisiana...
  Avoyelles Parish in central Louisiana...
  Northeastern Vernon Parish in west central Louisiana...

* Until 515 PM CDT

* At 418 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Alexandria, Pineville, Marksville, Simmesport, Boyce, Moreauville,
  Bordelonville, Alexandria International Airport, Effie, Hineston,
  Lena, Ball, Cottonport, Colfax, Mansura, Hessmer, Plaucheville,
  Tioga, Timber Trails and Esler Regional Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

&&

LAT...LON 3150 9268 3139 9266 3147 9224 3145 9215
      3144 9216 3133 9208 3132 9200 3122 9199
      3123 9192 3127 9195 3130 9191 3119 9168
      3105 9172 3098 9180 3085 9182 3110 9241
      3108 9313 3136 9302 3135 9295 3152 9272

$$

Erickson



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