Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
525 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.RAINFALL RATES AND INTENSITY WILL INCREASE THROUGH TODAY AS A
SURFACE LOW...ALONG WITH A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE...WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE REGION. WET GROUNDS ARE CURRENTLY PREVALENT OVER
A MAJORITY OF THE AREA FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS...AND AN ADDITIONAL
1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN ARE POSSIBLE TODAY...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS. THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE
FLOODING. THE RAIN WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON
INTO EVENING...ENDING THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

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VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-
ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-
SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT POLK...PICKERING...LEESVILLE...
SLAGLE...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...EFFIE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...
COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...BUNDICK LAKE...DE RIDDER...
FIELDS...ORETTA...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...BEAVER...
ST. LANDRY...MAMOU...REDDELL...LAWTELL...OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...HATHAWAY...JENNINGS...TOPSY...ROANOKE...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...BRANCH...CHURCH POINT...
RICHARD...LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...CADE...ST. MARTINVILLE...
ABBEVILLE...INTRACOASTAL CITY...MEAUX...FORKED ISLAND...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...HACKBERRY...JOHNSON BAYOU...GRAND LAKE...KLONDIKE...
CAMERON...CREOLE...GRAND CHENIER...RUTHERFORD BEACH...
TOWN BLUFF...FRED...HILLISTER...IVANHOE...SPURGER...WARREN...
WOODVILLE...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...SABINE PASS...
SEA RIM STATE PARK...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...
HOLLY SPRINGS...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...MAGNOLIA SPRINGS...
MT. UNION...ROGANVILLE...BURKEVILLE...FARRSVILLE...JAMESTOWN...
NEWTON...WIERGATE...BLEAKWOOD...CALL...GIST...BUNA...EVADALE...
DEWEYVILLE
525 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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...RAPIDES...ST. LANDRY...UPPER ST.
  MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND WEST CAMERON. IN SOUTHEAST
  TEXAS...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...NORTHERN JASPER...NORTHERN
  NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN NEWTON AND TYLER.

* UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON

* AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
  AREA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE ALSO
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS INCLUDE DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING
  FLASH FLOODING AS WELL AS ELEVATED LEVELS ON AREA RIVERS AND
  STREAMS.

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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