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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:40 PM CDT on August 30, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on August 31, 2014


The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued an

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for minor flooding of poor
drainage areas in...
southeastern Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana...
this includes the cities of... Ville Platte... Basile...
St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...
this includes the cities of... Morrow... Bayou Current... Palmetto...
Opelousas... Melville... Leonville... Krotz Springs... Eunice...
Arnaudville...
Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana...
this includes the cities of... Scott... Lafayette... Carencro...
Acadia Parish in southwest Louisiana...
this includes the cities of... Rayne... Mermentau... Iota... Crowley...
Church Point...
northern Vermilion Parish in southwest Louisiana...
this includes the cities of... Kaplan... Gueydan... Abbeville...

* until 330 PM CDT

* at 1237 PM CDT light to moderate rain continues to affect areas
from Lake Arthur and Abbeville to Opelousas and Lafayette. 1 to 4
inches have fallen across the area this morning and an additional
inch may occur over the next few hours.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 2993 9262 3004 9262 3004 9271 3008 9263
      3018 9259 3032 9263 3050 9261 3049 9248
      3085 9219 3085 9180 3070 9173 3051 9173
      3049 9176 3039 9169 3040 9198 3023 9194
      3019 9198 3017 9191 2998 9200 2984 9197




1125 am CDT Sat Aug 30 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Louisiana and southeast 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 southeast Texas... Jefferson and Orange.

* Through this evening

* average total rain amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be possible
through this evening... with isolated amounts up to 5 inches
possible.

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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