Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
356 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...MORE HEAVY RAINS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT DISTURBANCE ALOFT IS EXPECTED TO TAP INTO
OUR VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST AND
CENTRAL LOUISIANA. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL
BE LIKELY...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. GIVEN ALREADY
SATURATED GROUNDS IN PLACE FROM RECENT RAIN EVENTS...FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE.

LAZ027>032-041-042-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-260900-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0011.000000T0000Z-150526T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-CALCASIEU-
JEFFERSON DAVIS-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-
ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-
SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...LAKE ARTHUR...HACKBERRY...
CAMERON...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...
BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...
KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
356 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...BEAUREGARD...
  CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...JEFFERSON DAVIS...
  RAPIDES...VERNON AND WEST CAMERON. IN TEXAS...HARDIN...
  JEFFERSON...NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...
  SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL ON ALREADY
  SATURATED GROUND IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...AS WELL AS SOUTHWEST AND
  CENTRAL LOUISIANA FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 2
  INCHES WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* AREAS THAT SEE HEAVY RAINFALL WITHIN A SHORT TIME COULD
  RECEIVE FLOOD WATER TO DEPTHS THAT WOULD IMPACT PROPERTY AND
  PEOPLE IN THOSE AREAS. AREA CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE
  ALSO LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE RISES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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