Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
852 AM CDT Tue May 11 2021

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Southern St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...
  Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana...
  Northwestern St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana...
  Central Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* Until noon CDT.

* At 852 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain
  have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
  shortly.

  HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

  SOURCE...Doppler radar.

  IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
           highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
           drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
  Lafayette, Crowley, Catahoula, Scott, Breaux Bridge, Rayne,
  Carencro, Church Point, Iota, Arnaudville, Broussard, Sunset,
  Duson, Henderson, Grand Coteau, Cankton, Mire, Branch, Cecilia and
  Richard.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 10 in Louisiana between mile markers 75 and 126.
Interstate 49 between mile markers 1 and 13.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

&&

LAT...LON 3050 9228 3040 9190 3039 9163 3037 9164
      3037 9165 3035 9163 3031 9162 3028 9159
      3026 9159 3024 9156 3024 9151 3023 9148
      3021 9149 3020 9149 3017 9199 3017 9241
      3023 9249 3038 9253

FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED
EXPECTED RAINFALL...1-3 INCHES IN 1 HOUR

$$

Brazzell


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