Update: Flash Flood Watch issued January 27 at 4:18AM CST expiring January 27 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Lake Charles LA

Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Lake Charles LA
Issued: 2018-01-27T04:18:15-06:00
Expires: 2018-01-27T18:00:00-06:00
Description: Heavy rain over much of Acadiana and deep Southeast Texas will
create the potential for flash flooding today. Two to 4 inches of
rain with locally higher amounts across the region are expected
through sunset. Rain chances will decrease from west to east this
afternoon and evening ending the flooding risk.
The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Louisiana, south central Louisiana, and
southwest Louisiana, including the following areas, in central
Louisiana, St. Landry. In south central Louisiana, Iberia,
Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, St. Mary, and Upper St. Martin.
In southwest Louisiana, Acadia, Calcasieu, East Cameron,
Jefferson Davis, Vermilion, and West Cameron.

* Through this afternoon

* 2 to 4 inches will locally higher amounts can be expected
across Acadiana.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don’t drown.

Instruction: A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Lafayette; St. Landry; Upper St. Martin; Acadia; East Cameron; St. Mary; Vermilion; West Cameron; Jefferson Davis; Lower St. Martin; Calcasieu; Iberia

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2640055-2478632
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings