Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
615 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.THE LAST ROUND OF WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS
EXPECTED TO BE DELAYED THIS MORNING DUE TO A HEAVILY WORKED OVER
ATMOSPHERE OVERNIGHT. IF THE ATMOSPHERE CAN RECOVER...AN ADDITIONAL
ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. WITH THESE RAINFALL
AMOUNTS FALLING OVER AN ALREADY SATURATED GROUND...AN ENHANCED
CHANCE OF FLASH FLOODING... ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AREAS AND
URBAN DRAINAGE AREAS...WILL BE POSSIBLE. RAPID DRYING OF THE
AIRMASS TONIGHT WILL FINALLY PUT AN END TO A VERY WET WEEK.

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VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...CAMERON...WOODVILLE...
COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...
ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...
BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
615 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA AND TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN LOUISIANA...ACADIA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...
  BEAUREGARD...CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...IBERIA...
  JEFFERSON DAVIS...LAFAYETTE...LOWER ST. MARTIN...RAPIDES...ST.
  LANDRY...ST. MARY...UPPER ST. MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON AND
  WEST CAMERON. IN TEXAS...HARDIN...JEFFERSON...NORTHERN
  JASPER...NORTHERN NEWTON...ORANGE...SOUTHERN JASPER...SOUTHERN
  NEWTON AND TYLER.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  AGAIN OVER THE AREA...MAINLY LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE
  AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THIS RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RUN
  OFF... RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING OF POORLY DRAINED OR LOW
  LYING AREAS.

* AREAS THAT SEE HEAVY RAINFALL WITHIN A SHORT TIME COULD
  RECEIVE FLOOD WATER TO DEPTHS THAT WOULD IMPACT PROPERTY AND
  PEOPLE IN THOSE AREAS. AREA CREEKS...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE
  ALSO LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE RISES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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