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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1128 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Flash flood watch in effect...

.Deep tropical moisture in place over the region ahead of an
approaching cold front will bring the potential for heavy and
potentially flooding rains.

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Vernon-Rapides-Beauregard-Allen-Calcasieu-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-
Orange-Northern Jasper-Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-
Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Lake Charles, Sulphur, Town Bluff, Fred,
Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
1128 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Louisiana and southeast
  Texas, including the following areas, in Louisiana, Allen,
  Beauregard, Calcasieu, Rapides, and Vernon. In southeast
  Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern Jasper, Northern Newton,
  Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern Newton, and Tyler.

* Through late tonight. Rain amounts of 3 to 5 inches possible
  over central Louisiana into the lakes region of interior
  southeast Texas, with isolated higher amounts. Rain amounts of 1
  to 3 inches possible for southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas
  with isolated higher amounts.



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.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1022 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Locally heavy rainfall with the potential for flash flooding
will continue through tonight across all of the Four State Region...

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Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-Morris-
Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-Panola-
Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-Sabine-
Including the cities of De Queen, Nashville, Mineral Springs,
Dierks, Ashdown, Hope, Prescott, Texarkana, Stamps, Lewisville,
Bradley, Magnolia, El Dorado, Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden,
Springhill, Homer, Haynesville, Ruston, Farmerville, Bernice,
Mansfield, Stonewall, Logansport, Coushatta, Martin, Arcadia,
Ringgold, Gibsland, Idabel, Broken Bow, Clarksville, Bogata,
Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Daingerfield, Lone Star,
Naples, Omaha, Atlanta, Linden, Hughes Springs, Queen City,
Mineola, Winnsboro, Quitman, Hawkins, Gilmer, Big Sandy,
Jefferson, Tyler, Longview, Marshall, Jacksonville, Rusk,
Henderson, Carthage, Nacogdoches, Center, Lufkin, San Augustine,
Hemphill, and Pineland
1022 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, and
  Texas, including the following areas, in Arkansas, Columbia,
  Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada,
  Sevier, and Union. In Louisiana, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo,
  Claiborne, De Soto, Lincoln, Red River, Union, and Webster. In
  southeast Oklahoma, McCurtain. In Texas, Angelina, Bowie,
  Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion,
  Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San
  Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and Wood.

* Through late tonight.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will continue along and
  behind a cold front across much of East Texas, Southeast
  Oklahoma, Southwest Arkansas, and North Louisiana. Additional
  rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches, with isolated higher amounts,
  will be possible through tonight. This is in addition to the
  widespread 1 to 3 inches, with isolated higher amounts in excess
  of 4 inches, that has fallen since Tuesday afternoon.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
  will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
  driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don`t drown.

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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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1022 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Locally heavy rainfall with the potential for flash flooding
will continue through tonight across all of the Four State Region...

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-
Including the cities of Jonesboro, Monroe, Many, Zwolle,
Pleasant Hill, Natchitoches, Winnfield, Colfax, Montgomery,
Dry Prong, Clarks, Grayson, Columbia, Jena, Midway, and Olla
1022 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of north central
  Louisiana and northwest Louisiana, including the following
  areas, in north central Louisiana, Caldwell, Grant, Jackson,
  La Salle, Ouachita, and Winn. In northwest Louisiana,
  Natchitoches and Sabine.

* Through late tonight.

* Showers and thunderstorms containing locally heavy rainfall will
  continue to shift northeast across Northcentral Louisiana along
  and ahead of a cold front that will drift slowly south across
  the area before becoming stationary late this afternoon.
  Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with isolated higher amounts
  up to 6 inches, will be possible across the watch area through
  tonight.

* Flash flooding of roads, low lying, and poor drainage areas
  will be possible. If you encounter flash flooding while
  driving your vehicle, remember to turn around, don`t drown.

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.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1013 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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/O.CON.KHGX.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-180221T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Austin-Brazos-Burleson-Colorado-Fort Bend-Grimes-Harris-Houston-
Liberty-Madison-Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-
Washington-Wharton-
Including the cities of Bellville, Brenham, Brookshire, Bryan,
Caldwell, Cleveland, Coldspring, College Station, Columbus,
Conroe, Corrigan, Crockett, Dayton, Eagle Lake, El Campo,
Groveton, Hempstead, Houston, Humble, Huntsville, Katy,
Lake Somerville, Liberty, Livingston, Madisonville,
Missouri City, Navasota, Onalaska, Pasadena, Pierce,
Prairie View, Richmond, Rosenberg, Sealy, Shepherd, Sugar Land,
The Woodlands, Tomball, Trinity, Weimar, Wharton, and Willis
1013 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of southeast Texas...including the following
  counties...Austin...Brazos...Burleson...Colorado...Fort Bend...
   Grimes...Harris...Houston...Liberty...Madison...Montgomery...
  Polk...San Jacinto...Trinity...Walker...Waller...Washington
  and Wharton.

* Until 3 PM CST this afternoon

* Showers and thunderstorms are developing across Southeast Texas
  early this morning, and coverage is slowly increasing coastward
  as the front advances in that direction today. While most of the
  activity so far is actually behind the front where rain rates
  are not quite as high, flow there is actually a little more
  supportive of training rainfall, which may make up for the
  decreased intensity. Rainfall rates of 1 to 3 inches per hour
  with locally higher amounts will be possible with the stronger
  activity or where any training sets up.

* The watch area may need to be reconfigured during the day as
  it becomes a little more clear as to what locations are at
  most risk for flooding.

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.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1000 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING OVER PORTIONS
OF THE ARKLAMISS DELTA REGION THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

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Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-Madison LA-
Franklin LA-Tensas-Sunflower-Washington-Humphreys-Issaquena-
Sharkey-
Including the cities of Bastrop, Oak Grove, Epps,
Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro, Newellton,
St. Joseph, Waterproof, Indianola, Ruleville, Greenville,
Belzoni, Isola, Mayersville, Rolling Fork, and Anguilla
1000 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of northeast Louisiana
  and Mississippi, including the following areas in northeast
  Louisiana, East Carroll, Franklin LA, Madison LA, Morehouse,
  Richland, Tensas and West Carroll. In Mississippi, Humphreys,
  Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower and Washington.

* Through Thursday morning

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing heavy
  rainfall could bring 3 to 5 inches of rain, with locally
  higher amounts possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
  drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roads,
  remember to turn around, don`t drown.

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.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1000 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING OVER PORTIONS
OF THE ARKLAMISS DELTA REGION THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

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Ashley-Chicot-Bolivar-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, and Cleveland
1000 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southeast Arkansas and northwest Mississippi,
  including the following areas in southeast Arkansas, Ashley
  and Chicot. In northwest Mississippi, Bolivar.

* Through Thursday morning

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing heavy
  rainfall could bring 3 to 5 inches of rain, with locally
  higher amounts possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
  drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roads,
  remember to turn around, don`t drown.

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.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
356 AM HST Wed Feb 21 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE BIG ISLAND...

.Abundant moisture is expected to lift northward and remain over
the Big Island tonight through Friday. This moisture combined with
cold temperatures aloft and instability will lead to periods of
heavy showers and thunderstorms, especially over the southeast
Big Island slopes of the Kau and Puna Districts.

HIZ023>027-220300-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Kona-South Big Island-Big Island North and East-Kohala-
Big Island Interior-
356 AM HST Wed Feb 21 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for the Big Island.

* From this evening through Friday afternoon

* Abundant moisture will combine with an upper disturbance west of
  the area that will lead to widespread heavy showers and
  thunderstorms over the Big Island.

* Due to increasing instability, heavy showers and thunderstorms
  could develop rapidly and lead to flash flooding in a short
  period of time.

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.

&&

$$

Gibbs

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