Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued January 27 at 5:15AM CST expiring January 27 at 7:15AM CST by NWS Lake Charles LA

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Lake Charles LA
Issued: 2018-01-27T05:15:21-06:00
Expires: 2018-01-27T07:15:00-06:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 7:15 AM CST. Avoid flood areas. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Central Jefferson County in southeastern Texas…

* Until 715 AM CST

* At 514 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area. Radar estimates of rainfall rates exceeding three
inches per hour are currently falling over portions of the warned
area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Port Arthur, Nederland, Groves, Port Neches, Hamshire, Central
Gardens, Fannett, La Belle, Port Acres and Southeast Texas Regional

Instruction: 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.

Link to more Info:
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Jefferson, TX

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2640095-2478681
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings