052  
WGUS54 KLCH 011127  
FFWLCH  
LAC003-019-053-011430-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.FF.W.0016.200801T1127Z-200801T1430Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
627 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHERN ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
NORTHEASTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 930 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 627 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...  
KINDER, OBERLIN, FENTON, REEVES, LEBLANC, BULLER, HARMONY AND  
TOPSY.  
 
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 3040 9313 3042 9313 3049 9313 3051 9313  
3059 9313 3060 9307 3060 9268 3049 9274  
3038 9280 3030 9315 3040 9314  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...1-2 INCHES IN 2 HOURS  
 

 
 
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