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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 09/15/2021 04:15 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 09/15/2021 07:00 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Woodside, LA ∙ Whiteville, LA ∙ Dupont, LA ∙ Goudeau, LA ∙ Bordelonville, LA ∙ Borodino, LA ∙ Elba, LA ∙ Long Bridge, LA ∙ Palmetto, LA ∙ Lebeau, LA

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Lake Charles LA 315 AM CDT Wed Sep 15 2021 The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Central Avoyelles Parish in central Louisiana... Northeastern Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana... Northeastern St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana... * Until 600 AM CDT. * At 315 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Simmesport, Melville, Moreauville, Palmetto, Bayou Current, Morrow, Bordelonville, Cottonport, Plaucheville, Dupont, Goudeau, Big Cane, Lebeau, Big Bend, Whiteville, Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge, Grand Prairie and Hamburg. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. && LAT...LON 3083 9215 3100 9204 3123 9201 3123 9192 3127 9195 3130 9191 3123 9179 3120 9169 3117 9168 3113 9172 3110 9170 3104 9172 3098 9181 3087 9180 3086 9182 3071 9173 3063 9174 3062 9200 3065 9217 3065 9218 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED