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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
315 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.RAINFALL TOTALS IN SOME LOCATIONS IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA ARE
ABOVE SIX INCHES... AN ADDITIONAL TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL
WILL POSSIBLE AS STORMS TRAIN ACROSS THE REGION.

THE GROUND IS COMPLETELY SATURATED AND ADDITIONAL RAINS WILL TRY
TO SPILL INTO DITCHES AND BAYOUS WHICH HAVE NOW FILLED TO
CAPACITY. THIS WILL CAUSE WATER TO FLOW INTO LOW LYING AREAS WITH
PONDING ON ROAD SURFACES. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN CALCASIEU
PARISH ARE ASKING PERSONS DRIVING TO USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING AS
SOME AREA ROADS ARE NOW CLOSED.

CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO SLOWLY DIMINISH THIS
EVENING.

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ215-216-310415-
/O.CON.KLCH.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140831T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...
BRIDGE CITY
315 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...ACADIA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...
  BEAUREGARD...CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...IBERIA...
  JEFFERSON DAVIS...LAFAYETTE...LOWER ST. MARTIN...RAPIDES...ST.
  LANDRY...ST. MARY...UPPER ST. MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND
  WEST CAMERON. IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...JEFFERSON AND ORANGE.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
  THIS EVENING...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING.

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
556 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

GMZ430-432-435-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-
216-259>262-311100-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-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-
556 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL
EXPECTED TODAY AND INTO TONIGHT. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT.
3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE BY THIS EVENING. ISOLATED AMOUNTS
UP TO 6 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

RAIN CHANCES WILL TAPER OFF SUNDAY AND LABOR DAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
BEGINS TO BUILD IN FROM THE EAST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ALTHOUGH SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, REPORTS OF
FLOODING AND ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

$$



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