Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WGUS84 KLCH 180646
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
146 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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CALCASIEU LA-
146 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 445 AM CDT

* AT 145 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LAKE CHARLES...LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT AND HOLMWOOD.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3022 9301 3008 9306 3006 9323 3025 9321

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