Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued January 27 at 8:29AM CST expiring January 27 at 11:30AM CST by NWS Lake Charles LA

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Lake Charles LA
Issued: 2018-01-27T08:29:45-06:00
Expires: 2018-01-27T11:30:00-06:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 11:30 AM CST. Avoid flood areas. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Northern Cameron Parish in southwestern Louisiana…
Southwestern Jefferson Davis Parish in southwestern Louisiana…
Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana…

* Until 1130 AM CST

* At 826 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4
inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Lake Charles, Sulphur, Westlake, Welsh, Vinton, Iowa, Grand Lake,
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Charles Regional Airport,
Hayes, Carlyss, Hacketts Corner, Heberts Marina, Lebleu Settlement,
Edgerly, Hackberry, Thornwell, Lowry, Sweet Lake and Holmwood.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the
warned area.

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

Link to more Info:
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Jefferson Davis, LA; Cameron, LA; Calcasieu, LA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2640182-2478765
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings