Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
102 AM CDT Mon Jul 15 2019

LAC011-019-150815-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Beauregard LA-Calcasieu LA-
102 AM CDT Mon Jul 15 2019

...THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR Northeast Calcasieu Parish
and Southeast Beauregard Parish...

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 AM CDT FOR
SOUTH CENTRAL BEAUREGARD AND NORTH CENTRAL CALCASIEU PARISHES...

At 1254 AM CDT, emergency management reported flash flooding in
northern Calcasieu Parish. Eight to twelve inches of rain have
fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring.

THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR areas near Moss Bluff, Gillis,
Ragley, and Topsey. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK
HIGHER GROUND NOW!

Numerous roadways are covered with water including Highways 171 and
27. Many secondary roadways are impassable. High water rescues are
ongoing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and
life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are
fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT...LON 3027 9344 3043 9343 3046 9313 3038 9313
      3038 9312 3029 9311

$$

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