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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
326 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING THIS WEEKEND...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHEAST
TEXAS TONIGHT AND GRADUALLY MOVE TO THE EAST ON SATURDAY WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL.

LAZ028-029-031>033-041>044-301200-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FF.A.0005.160430T1200Z-160501T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-
JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...EFFIE...
MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...
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
326 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH
  CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...AVOYELLES...
  EVANGELINE...RAPIDES AND ST. LANDRY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  LOUISIANA...LAFAYETTE. IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...ACADIA...
  ALLEN...CALCASIEU AND JEFFERSON DAVIS.

* FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 0NE TO FOUR INCHES IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
  AREA.

* PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR ALONG LOW
  LYING RURAL ROADS. FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS AND BAYOUS CAN
  BE EXPECTED.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
529 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
301130-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
529 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COMPLEX OF STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL TEXAS AND
MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND EXTREME WESTERN LOUISIANA TONIGHT.
THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...FREQUENT CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS. THERE IS A MARGINAL
RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS...FOR THAT AREA...AND A MODERATE RISK FOR
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING A HIGH CHANCE
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INTO EARLY SUNDAY FOR THE ENTIRE
AREA. THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING...AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS. THE FORECAST AREA WILL
BE IN A MARGINAL TO SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS...AND A SLIGHT
RISK FOR EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.

ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING HIGH RAIN CHANCES FOR
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. SOME HEAVY RAINFALL WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



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