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
959 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  ORANGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  NORTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  HARDIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  SOUTHWESTERN NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 100 AM CDT

* AT 957 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS
  PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
  AREA WIDE ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH
  FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...NEDERLAND...GROVES...PORT
  NECHES...LUMBERTON...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...SILSBEE...WEST ORANGE...
  KOUNTZE...SOUR LAKE...NOME...DEWEYVILLE...THICKET...SARATOGA...
  CENTRAL GARDENS...BUNA AND EVADALE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA WITH RAINFALL RATES AT TIMES UP TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3049 9454 3052 9454 3052 9407 3055 9373
      3044 9370 3039 9376 3034 9377 3029 9370
      3021 9372 3014 9369 3008 9373 3006 9370
      3000 9377 2999 9386 2995 9386 2988 9431
      2989 9444 3011 9444 3011 9460 3049 9473

$$

RUA


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