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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
615 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THE LAST ROUND OF WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS
EXPECTED TO BE DELAYED THIS MORNING DUE TO A HEAVILY WORKED OVER
ATMOSPHERE OVERNIGHT. IF THE ATMOSPHERE CAN RECOVER...AN ADDITIONAL
ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. WITH THESE RAINFALL
AMOUNTS FALLING OVER AN ALREADY SATURATED GROUND...AN ENHANCED
CHANCE OF FLASH FLOODING... ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AREAS AND
URBAN DRAINAGE AREAS...WILL BE POSSIBLE. RAPID DRYING OF THE
AIRMASS TONIGHT WILL FINALLY PUT AN END TO A VERY WET WEEK.

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VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
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...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...CAMERON...WOODVILLE...
COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...
ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...
BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
615 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND 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 TEXAS...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...NORTHERN
  JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN
  NEWTON AND TYLER.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  AGAIN OVER THE AREA...MAINLY LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE
  AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THIS RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RUN
  OFF... RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING OF POORLY DRAINED OR LOW
  LYING AREAS.

* 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.

&&

$$

06

FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
605 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO PERIODICALLY DEVELOP
AND MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

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COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUTLER...LISMAN...SILAS...CHATOM...
MILLRY...JACKSON...THOMASVILLE...GROVE HILL...CAMDEN...
PINE HILL...HOMEWOOD...MONROEVILLE...EVERGREEN...GREENVILLE...
LUVERNE...BRANTLEY...ATMORE...BREWTON...EAST BREWTON...
ANDALUSIA...OPP...MOBILE...PRICHARD...SARALAND...BAY MINETTE...
TILLMANS CORNER...THEODORE...DAPHNE...FAIRHOPE...FOLEY...
SPANISH FORT...CENTURY...FLOMATON...MOLINO...FERRY PASS...BRENT...
WEST PENSACOLA...BELLVIEW...ENSLEY...MYRTLE GROVE...JAY...PACE...
MILTON...CRESTVIEW...WRIGHT...NICEVILLE...SEMINOLE...EGLIN AFB...
WAYNESBORO...RICHTON...BEAUMONT...NEW AUGUSTA...LEAKESVILLE...
MCLAIN...WIGGINS...LUCEDALE
605 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF ALABAMA...NORTHWEST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST
  MISSISSIPPI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ALABAMA...
  BUTLER...CHOCTAW...CLARKE...CONECUH...COVINGTON...CRENSHAW...
  ESCAMBIA...LOWER BALDWIN...LOWER MOBILE...MONROE...UPPER
  BALDWIN...UPPER MOBILE...WASHINGTON AND WILCOX. IN NORTHWEST
  FLORIDA...COASTAL ESCAMBIA...COASTAL OKALOOSA...COASTAL SANTA
  ROSA...INLAND ESCAMBIA...INLAND OKALOOSA AND INLAND SANTA
  ROSA. IN SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...GEORGE...GREENE...PERRY...
  STONE AND WAYNE.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* WHAT AND WHERE...THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL CONTINUE
  ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH SUNDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING 2 TO 4 INCHES OR MORE RAINFALL IN A BRIEF
  PERIOD OF TIME WILL PERIODICALLY DEVELOP AND MOVE ACROSS THE AREA.

* IMPACTS...POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES. LOCAL CREEK FLOODING...AS
  WELL AS WATER FLOWING OVER ROADWAYS WILL DEVELOP IN AREAS THAT
  RECEIVE THE HIGHEST RAIN.

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.

STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES FROM YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN MOBILE.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
420 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A SLOW MOVING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING TOWARD THE AREA TODAY
...COUPLED WITH ALREADY SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS...WILL MAINTAIN
A FLOOD THREAT AS PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY. THE THREAT FOR FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH SUNDAY.

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LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-
UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-PEARL RIVER-HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ROADS...LIVONIA...
ST. FRANCISVILLE...JACKSON...CLINTON...GREENSBURG...MONTPELIER...
BOGALUSA...FRANKLINTON...SLIDELL...MANDEVILLE...COVINGTON...
LACOMBE...PLAQUEMINE...WHITE CASTLE...PORT ALLEN...ADDIS...
BRUSLY...BATON ROUGE...GONZALES...DONALDSONVILLE...
DENHAM SPRINGS...WALKER...PIERRE PART...LABADIEVILLE...
PAINCOURTVILLE...LUTCHER...GRAMERCY...LAPLACE...RESERVE...
THIBODAUX...RACELAND...LAROSE...DESTREHAN...NORCO...METAIRIE...
KENNER...NEW ORLEANS...BELLE CHASSE...CHALMETTE...VIOLET...
HOUMA...BAYOU CANE...CHAUVIN...DULAC...MONTEGUT...GALLIANO...
CUT OFF...GOLDEN MEADOW...PORT SULPHUR...EMPIRE...YSCLOSKEY...
AMITE...KENTWOOD...HAMMOND...PONCHATOULA...PICAYUNE...
BAY ST. LOUIS...WAVELAND...DIAMONDHEAD...GULFPORT...BILOXI...
PASCAGOULA...OCEAN SPRINGS...MOSS POINT...GAUTIER...ST. MARTIN
420 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
  ASCENSION...ASSUMPTION...EAST BATON ROUGE...EAST FELICIANA...
  IBERVILLE...LIVINGSTON...LOWER JEFFERSON...LOWER LAFOURCHE...
  LOWER PLAQUEMINES...LOWER ST. BERNARD...LOWER TERREBONNE...
  NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA...ORLEANS...POINTE COUPEE...SOUTHERN
  TANGIPAHOA...ST. CHARLES...ST. HELENA...ST. JAMES...ST. JOHN
  THE BAPTIST...ST. TAMMANY...UPPER JEFFERSON...UPPER
  LAFOURCHE...UPPER PLAQUEMINES...UPPER ST. BERNARD...UPPER
  TERREBONNE...WASHINGTON...WEST BATON ROUGE AND WEST FELICIANA.
  IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...HANCOCK...HARRISON... JACKSON AND
  PEARL RIVER.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE
  ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA TODAY. THESE
  THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALS OF
  ONE TO THREE INCHES...ON TOP OF ALREADY SATURATED SOILS. SOME
  LOCALIZED FLOODING COULD DEVELOP WHERE THESE HEAVIER RAINS FALL.

* 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...AND SOME MAY RISE TO
  BANKFULL OR FLOOD LEVELS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY
RAINFALL THAT MAY 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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
316 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...BRYAN...CALDWELL...CLEVELAND...
COLDSPRING...COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...CONROE...CORRIGAN...
CROCKETT...DAYTON...EAGLE LAKE...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...
FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...GROVETON...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...
HUMBLE...HUNTSVILLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...LAKE SOMERVILLE...
LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...LIVINGSTON...MADISONVILLE...
MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...NAVASOTA...ONALASKA...PALACIOS...
PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND...
ROSENBERG...SEALY...SHEPHERD...SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...
THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...TRINITY...WEIMAR...WHARTON...WILLIS...
WINNIE
316 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
 COUNTIES...AUSTIN...BRAZORIA...BRAZOS...BURLESON...CHAMBERS...
 COLORADO...FORT BEND...GALVESTON...GRIMES...HARRIS...HOUSTON...
 JACKSON...LIBERTY...MADISON...MATAGORDA...MONTGOMERY...POLK...
 SAN JACINTO...TRINITY...WALKER...WALLER...WASHINGTON AND
 WHARTON.

* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* THE WATCH IS BASED UPON TRAINING HEAVY RAINS THAT COULD COMMENCE
  THIS EVENING AS THE ATMOSPHERE DESTABILIZES AHEAD OF AN
  APPROACHING LARGE WESTERN STORM SYSTEM. THE GROUND OVER MUCH OF
  THE AREA IS AT OR NEARLY SATURATED AS SOME AREAS RECEIVED 4 TO 8
  INCHES OF RAIN LAST NIGHT. ADDITIONAL OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY
  SATURDAY MORNING RAINFALL WILL LIKELY BECOME RUN OFF LEADING TO
  FLOODING. RAINFALL TOTALS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MAY
  AVERAGE AROUND ONE TO TWO INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 3
  TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF GREATER THAN TWO INCHES WILL LIKELY GENERATE
  FLASH FLOODING AS PRECIPITATION WILL QUICKLY BECOME RUN OFF.

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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