Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
315 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.RAINFALL TOTALS IN SOME LOCATIONS IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA ARE
ABOVE SIX INCHES... AN ADDITIONAL TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL
WILL POSSIBLE AS STORMS TRAIN ACROSS THE REGION.

THE GROUND IS COMPLETELY SATURATED AND ADDITIONAL RAINS WILL TRY
TO SPILL INTO DITCHES AND BAYOUS WHICH HAVE NOW FILLED TO
CAPACITY. THIS WILL CAUSE WATER TO FLOW INTO LOW LYING AREAS WITH
PONDING ON ROAD SURFACES. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN CALCASIEU
PARISH ARE ASKING PERSONS DRIVING TO USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING AS
SOME AREA ROADS ARE NOW CLOSED.

CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO SLOWLY DIMINISH THIS
EVENING.

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ215-216-310415-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140831T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...
BRIDGE CITY
315 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...ACADIA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...
  BEAUREGARD...CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...IBERIA...
  JEFFERSON DAVIS...LAFAYETTE...LOWER ST. MARTIN...RAPIDES...ST.
  LANDRY...ST. MARY...UPPER ST. MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND
  WEST CAMERON. IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
  THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING.

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

&&

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