565  
WGUS54 KLCH 011025  
FFWLCH  
LAC011-019-011330-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.FF.W.0014.200801T1025Z-200801T1330Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
525 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHEASTERN BEAUREGARD PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
NORTH CENTRAL CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 830 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 525 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 2 AND 3 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...  
RAGLEY, DE QUINCY, ORETTA AND LONGVILLE.  
 
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 3041 9355 3065 9355 3065 9314 3039 9315  
3038 9354 3039 9355  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...1-3 INCHES IN 2 HOURS  
 

 
 
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