Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
358 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.A SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
REGION TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY. MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL PRODUCE A WIDESPREAD 3 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS CAN
BE EXPECTED. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL ARRIVE IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS
DURING THIS MORNING AFTER SUNRISE...MOVING INTO WESTERN LOUISIANA
BY MID DAY. ANOTHER WAVE OF HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
SUNDAY NIGHT OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND MOVE EASTWARD INTO WESTERN
LOUISIANA BY MONDAY NIGHT. THESE HIGH RAINFALL TOTALS ALONG WITH
ALREADY SATURATED GROUND WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...
BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...OAKDALE...KINDER...
VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...JENNINGS...LAKE ARTHUR
358 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND
  SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  CENTRAL LOUISIANA...AVOYELLES...EVANGELINE AND RAPIDES. IN
  SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...ALLEN AND JEFFERSON DAVIS.

* FROM 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL ON ALREADY SATURATED
  GROUND IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND WEST LOUISIANA. AREA AVERAGES
  ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 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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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
VERNON-BEAUREGARD-CALCASIEU-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-
HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-
SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...DE RIDDER...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...HACKBERRY...CAMERON...WOODVILLE...
COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...
ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...
BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
358 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* FROM 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL ON ALREADY SATURATED
  GROUND IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND WEST LOUISIANA. AREA AVERAGES
  ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 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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