796  
WGUS54 KLCH 150815  
FFWLCH  
LAC009-039-097-151100-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.FF.W.0057.210915T0815Z-210915T1100Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
315 AM CDT WED SEP 15 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
NORTHEASTERN EVANGELINE PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
NORTHEASTERN ST. LANDRY PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 600 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 315 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE  
WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN.  
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY HEAVY RAIN.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS  
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
SIMMESPORT, MELVILLE, MOREAUVILLE, PALMETTO, BAYOU CURRENT,  
MORROW, BORDELONVILLE, COTTONPORT, PLAUCHEVILLE, DUPONT, GOUDEAU,  
BIG CANE, LEBEAU, BIG BEND, WHITEVILLE, LAKE OPHELIA NATIONAL  
WILDLIFE REFUGE, GRAND PRAIRIE AND HAMBURG.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3083 9215 3100 9204 3123 9201 3123 9192  
3127 9195 3130 9191 3123 9179 3120 9169  
3117 9168 3113 9172 3110 9170 3104 9172  
3098 9181 3087 9180 3086 9182 3071 9173  
3063 9174 3062 9200 3065 9217 3065 9218  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
RUA  
 
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