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Warnings

flood
Allen Parish, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...REEVES...OBERLIN...KINDER...
EASTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WESTLAKE...MOSS BLUFF...LAKE
CHARLES...IOWA...
NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF FENTON...

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT SUNDAY

* AT 545 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED 5 TO 8
INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS EASTERN CALCASIEU...NORTHWEST JEFF
DAVIS AND SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISHES. MOST OF THIS PRECIPITATION FELL
DURING THE MORNING HOURS...BUT AS A RESULT OF THE EXTREME RAINFALL
AMOUNTS...SOME FLOODING OF AREA ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS MAY
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
337-477-5285 EXTENSION 1.

LAT...LON 3014 9339 3041 9315 3041 9313 3043 9313
3064 9295 3063 9260 3014 9299

$$

Watches

flood
Allen Parish, LA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WATCH FOR
THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR KINDER
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 7:30 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.2 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...FLOOD STAGE MAY BE REACHED BY TOMORROW MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 16.0 FEET...FLOODING OF WOODED AREAS NEAR
THE RIVER WILL OCCUR.

&&

LAT...LON 3058 9290 3035 9318 3033 9309 3045 9293 3059 9277

$$

flash flood
Allen Parish, LA

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1-2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY
LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.


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.

&&

$$

Beauregard Parish, LA

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1-2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY
LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.


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.

&&

$$

Evangeline Parish, LA

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1-2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY
LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.


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.

&&

$$

St Landry Parish, LA

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* AVERAGE TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS OF 1-2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY
LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.


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.

&&

$$

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