Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
152 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY...

.ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON...AND
AGAIN LATE THIS EVENING INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO BE ONE TO TWO INCHES WITH
ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF THREE TO FOUR INCHES POSSIBLE.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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
152 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT 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 TUESDAY MORNING

* NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  THROUGH MONDAY ACROSS THE AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2
  INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES
  POSSIBLE.

* 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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