Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
547 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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ALLEN LA-CALCASIEU LA-JEFFERSON DAVIS LA-
547 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...REEVES...OBERLIN...KINDER...
  EASTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WESTLAKE...MOSS BLUFF...LAKE
  CHARLES...IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF FENTON...

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT SUNDAY

* AT 545 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED 5 TO 8
INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS EASTERN CALCASIEU...NORTHWEST JEFF
DAVIS AND SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISHES. MOST OF THIS PRECIPITATION FELL
DURING THE MORNING HOURS...BUT AS A RESULT OF THE EXTREME RAINFALL
AMOUNTS...SOME FLOODING OF AREA ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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.

&&

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
337-477-5285 EXTENSION 1.

LAT...LON 3014 9339 3041 9315 3041 9313 3043 9313
      3064 9295 3063 9260 3014 9299

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