350  
WGUS54 KLCH 232231  
FFWLCH  
LAC045-240030-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.FF.W.0044.201023T2231Z-201024T0030Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
531 PM CDT FRI OCT 23 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN IBERIA PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 730 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 530 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. DOPPLER ESTIMATES  
THAT UP TO 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS  
ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS,  
HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER  
DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
NEW IBERIA, JEANERETTE, AVERY ISLAND, LOREAUVILLE, COTEAU, LYDIA,  
LAKE FAUSSE POINTE, ACADIANA REGIONAL AIRPORT AND JEFFERSON ISLAND.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2994 9163 2985 9171 2985 9193 2984 9197  
2999 9198 3007 9195 3007 9190 3006 9190  
3006 9188 3004 9182 3005 9181 3009 9164  
2995 9161  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...1-2 INCHES IN 1 HOUR  
 

 
 
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