Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FFALCH
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
940 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WATCH FOR THE...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA AFFECTING RAPIDES PARISH
  CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY AFFECTING CALCASIEU PARISH

 .SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY AND INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE AND INTENSITY OVERNIGHT.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THIS EVENT LOOK TO BE 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IF THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS DO MATERIALIZE AS
PREDICTED...THE AREA RIVER SYSTEM WILL SEE SIGNIFICANT RISES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS AND ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH
AREA REMAIN ALERT TO POSSIBLE FLOODING OR IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS OR ATTEMPT TO CROSS ROADWAYS COVERED
BY HIGH WATER. YOU MAY CHECK THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST
RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION, WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/LCH.


$$

&&

LAZ028-190540-
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/GLML1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
940 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR GLENMORA
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO MONDAY MORNING.
* AT  8:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 12.0 FEET...WHEN THE RIVER IS RISING AND
  THE GAUGE READING IS FORECAST TO REACH 12 FEET OR HIGHER. ROADS
  UPSTREAM FROM GLENMORA, INCLUDING STROTHERS CROSSING ROAD NEAR THE
  COMMUNITY OF CALCASIEU AND PRICE CROSSING ROAD NEAR HINESTON HAVE
  WATER ON THEM AND ARE SUBJECT TO BEING CLOSED. ALSO, FLOODING OF
  FORESTED AREAS NEAR THE RIVER WILL OCCUR.


&&

LAT...LON 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$

LAZ041-190539-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.A.0009.141221T0600Z-141223T1200Z/
/OTBL1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
940 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER AT OLD TOWN BAY
* FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT TO TUESDAY MORNING.
* AT  5:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.3 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 5.0 FEET...WATER OVER LOWEST PORTIONS OF
  GOOS FERRY ROAD. CARS SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 4.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OF GOOS FERRY
  ROAD WILL OCCUR.

&&

LAT...LON 3030 9329 3019 9321 3025 9308 3031 9303 3038 9314

$$




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