686  
WGUS54 KLCH 011015  
FFWLCH  
LAC009-039-079-011315-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.FF.W.0013.200801T1015Z-200801T1315Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
515 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHWESTERN AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
NORTHEASTERN EVANGELINE PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
SOUTHEASTERN RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 815 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 515 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN  
HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR.  
 
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 FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BUNKIE, CHENEYVILLE AND TURKEY CREEK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3104 9248 3103 9248 3102 9222 3102 9214  
3085 9212 3085 9247  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...1-3 INCHES IN 2 HOURS  
 

 
 
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