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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 8:45 AM CDT Sep. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
northwestern Cameron Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
western Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
Jefferson County in southeastern Texas...
southwestern Newton County in southeastern Texas...
southeastern Hardin County in southeastern Texas...
Orange County in southeastern Texas...
southeastern Jasper County in southeastern Texas...

* until 1145 am CDT.

* At 843 am CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. 25 to
45 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is expected to
continue or become worse across warned areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange, Nederland, Groves, Port Neches,
Lumberton, Vidor, Bridge City, Silsbee, West Orange, Vinton, Sour
Lake, Nome, Deweyville, Evadale, Central Gardens, Sabine Pass,
Johnsons Bayou and Hamshire.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

Lat... Lon 3046 9399 3043 9370 3040 9374 3040 9361
      3041 9348 2977 9350 2969 9383 2980 9391
      2985 9379 2997 9376 3000 9379 2999 9386
      2981 9395 2968 9385 2967 9405 2956 9435
      2989 9436 2989 9444 3011 9445 3013 9460


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