Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Lake Charles LA
Description: The potential for heavy rain over Acadiana will persist through
the remainder of the afternoon. Additional one to two inches will
be likely with locally higher amounts. These additional rainfall
amounts falling on wet grounds will create the potential for flash
flooding. The chance for heavy rain will decrease this 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 and Vermilion.
* Until 6 PM CST this evening
* Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches with 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
Area Description: Lafayette; St. Landry; Upper St. Martin; Acadia; St. Mary; Vermilion; Lower St. Martin; Iberia
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2640361-2478947
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings