Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1128 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.ANOTHER ROUND OF SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WELL DEVELOP LATER TODAY. MOST OF THE HEAVIER RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED TO OCCUR EAST OF THE SABINE RIVER. THUS THE RISK FOR
FLASH FLOODING HAS LOWERED ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS. ALTHOUGH
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALS ARE NOT EXPECTED...AN ADDITIONAL
ONE TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS.
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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TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-
SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...
SILSBEE...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...
JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
1128 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL TEXAS AND
SOUTHEAST TEXAS HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE RISK OF HEAVY RAINFALL HAS
SHIFTED EAST OF THE AREA.

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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-
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
1128 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA AND WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...AVOYELLES...
  EVANGELINE...RAPIDES AND ST. LANDRY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  LOUISIANA...IBERIA...LAFAYETTE...LOWER ST. MARTIN...ST. MARY
  AND UPPER ST. MARTIN. IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...ACADIA...
  ALLEN...BEAUREGARD...CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...JEFFERSON
  DAVIS...VERMILION AND WEST CAMERON. IN WEST CENTRAL
  LOUISIANA...VERNON.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP AGAIN OVER THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE STILL POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS.
  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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