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Acadia, LA

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Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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Allen, LA

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Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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Beauregard, LA

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Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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Calcasieu, LA

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Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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Jefferson Davis, LA

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Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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Lafayette, LA

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Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

St. Landry, LA

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Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

Vermilion, LA

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Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

Vernon, LA

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Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

West Cameron, LA

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Vernon-Rapides-Avoyelles-Beauregard-Allen-Evangeline-St. Landry-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville, Slagle,
Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville, Bunkie, Cottonport,
Simmesport, Mansura, Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, Kinder, Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, Eunice, Lake Charles, Sulphur,
Hathaway, Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley,
Rayne, Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge,
Cade, St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, Rutherford Beach, Town Bluff,
Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe, Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Lumberton,
Silsbee, Beaumont, Sabine Pass, Sea Rim State Park, Orange,
Vidor, Bridge City, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, Call, Gist, Buna,
Evadale, and Deweyville
409 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the
following areas, in Louisiana, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles,
Beauregard, Calcasieu, East Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia,
Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lower St. Martin, Rapides, St.
Landry, St. Mary, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion, Vernon, and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern
Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern
Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 1 AM CDT Tuesday

* 1 to 2 inches of additional rainfall, with isolated amounts of
4 inches or more possible.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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Off and on periods of rain are likely through the rest of the day into the evening.  Scattered showers and storms will be possible through most of the day Tuesday until a cold front arrives late Tuesday night.  This front will bring cooler and drier air back to our area...

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Currently in Lake Charles as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.83 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:14:59 am
  • Sunset: 08:04:11 pm
  • Humidity: 97
  • Visibility: 0.75 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Deridder as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: N @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:14:25 am
  • Sunset: 08:06:13 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 0.62 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Fort Polk as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: N @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:14:00 am
  • Sunset: 08:06:14 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 0.62 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Oakdale as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:12:00 am
  • Sunset: 08:03:28 pm
  • Humidity: 95
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Jennings as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: E @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.85 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:12:59 am
  • Sunset: 08:02:13 pm
  • Humidity: 92
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Lafayette as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:10:26 am
  • Sunset: 07:59:36 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Abbeville as of

  • 75°(Feels like 75°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: ESE @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.86 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:11:20 am
  • Sunset: 07:59:30 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Eunice as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: E @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:11:10 am
  • Sunset: 08:02:07 pm
  • Humidity: 91
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Cameron as of

  • 77°(Feels like 78°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SSE @ 21 mph, gusting to 32 mph
  • Barometer: 29.82 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:16:31 am
  • Sunset: 08:03:51 pm
  • Humidity: 89
  • Visibility: 8 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Sulphur as of

  • 76°(Feels like 76°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.84 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:16:01 am
  • Sunset: 08:05:00 pm
  • Humidity: 95
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Dequincy as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NNW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.86 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:15:38 am
  • Sunset: 08:05:49 pm
  • Humidity: 98
  • Visibility: 1.5 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Lake Charles
74°
Deridder
68°
Fort Polk
68°
Oakdale
70°
Jennings
73°
Lafayette
74°
Abbeville
75°
Eunice
72°
Cameron
77°
Sulphur
76°
Dequincy
71°

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