Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued January 27 at 8:00AM CST expiring January 27 at 10:00AM CST by NWS Lake Charles LA

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Lake Charles LA
Issued: 2018-01-27T08:01:03-06:00
Expires: 2018-01-27T10:00:00-06:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 10:00 AM CST. Avoid flood areas. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana…
Southeastern Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana…
Eastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana…
Northwestern St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana…

* Until 1000 AM CST

* At 759 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area, with radar estimates showing three inches or more in
spots over the past one to two hours. Flash flooding is expected
to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Lafayette, New Iberia, Abbeville, Catahoula, Breaux Bridge, St.
Martinville, Kaplan, Forked Island, Intracoastal City, Avery
Island, Broussard, Youngsville, Erath, Delcambre, Loreauville,
Butte La Rose, Acadiana Regional Airport, Jefferson Island, Coteau
and Henry.

Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: St. Martin, LA; Lafayette, LA; Vermilion, LA; Iberia, LA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2640176-2478759
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings