Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1105 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN CAMERON PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  EASTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT SUNDAY

* AT 1059 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN FALLING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF
  RAIN HAVE FALLEN IN THE PAST 12 HOURS. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO
  SEVERAL INCHES OF RAIN THAT OCCURRED OVER THE AREA YESTERDAY. FLASH
  FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING WITH SEVERAL ROADS IN THE AREA
  FLOODED. WHILE THE RAIN HAS SLACKED OFF FOR THE TIME BEING OVER
  MUCH OF THE WARNED AREA...ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  DEVELOPING OVER PORTIONS OF ORANGE COUNTY AND CALCASIEU PARISH.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...ORANGE...JENNINGS...WESTLAKE...WEST ORANGE...
  WELSH...VINTON...IOWA...LAKE ARTHUR...FENTON...MOSS BLUFF...LAKE CHARLES
  REGIONAL AIRPORT...STARKS...LACASSINE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...
  HAYES...GRAND LAKE...KLONDIKE...GILLIS AND BULLER.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE DELAY TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE. THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF CARS
FLOODING OUT...OR THE WAKE FROM PASSING MOTORISTS CAUSING ADDITIONAL
PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

LAT...LON 2999 9327 3005 9329 3005 9333 3000 9334
      3001 9380 3024 9381 3025 9371 3038 9376
      3040 9313 3044 9306 3044 9278 3047 9263
      3043 9260 3038 9263 3023 9262 3020 9259
      3009 9262 3004 9272 3004 9262 2997 9262

$$

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