Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued October 31 at 9:47AM CDT expiring October 31 at 1:45PM CDT by NWS Lake Charles LA

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Lake Charles LA
Issued: 2013-10-31T09:47:36-05:00
Expires: 2013-10-31T13:45:00-05:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 1:45 PM CDT. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF DEWEYVILLE…
EASTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…WEST ORANGE…ORANGE…
MAURICEVILLE…
BEAUREGARD PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…SUGARTOWN…SINGER…RAGLEY…
FIELDS…
CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA…
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT…
WESTLAKE…VINTON…SULPHUR…STARKS…MOSS BLUFF…LAKE CHARLES…
DE QUINCY…
SOUTHEASTERN VERNON PARISH IN WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA…

* UNTIL 145 PM CDT

* AT 935 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS STRETCHING FROM
LACAMP DOWN TO ORANGE. THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRODUCING
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL…AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES CAN BE
EXPECTED IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
NEARING 6 INCHES.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
TULLA…FULLERTON…CRAVENS…BANCROFT…WRIGHTS SETTLEMENT…OLD
SALEM…ORETTA AND LONGVILLE
Instruction: A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Newton; Beauregard; Orange; Vernon; Calcasieu

Message Identifier: NWS-130404-598439-415585
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings