Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
105 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

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OUACHITA LA-UNION LA-
105 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN OUACHITA PARISH IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHEASTERN UNION PARISH IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 400 PM CDT

* AT 104 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA. TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY RECENTLY FALLEN
  ACROSS THE AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MONROE...CLAIBORNE...WEST MONROE...BROWNSVILLE-BAWCOM...
  BROWNSVILLE-BAWCOMVILLE...SWARTZ...STERLINGTON...LOCH LOMON...
  FAIRBANKS AND GUTHRIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS...PARTICULARLY IN THE CITY
OF MONROE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND
ALTERNATE ROUTES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3265 9191 3264 9193 3262 9192 3261 9193
      3259 9193 3258 9192 3253 9192 3245 9218
      3268 9217 3270 9197 3268 9197 3266 9193

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