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WGUS84 KLCH 192001
FLSLCH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
301 PM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

TXC245-361-192200-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FA.Y.0033.140819T2001Z-140819T2200Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
JEFFERSON TX-ORANGE TX-
301 PM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BEAUMONT...
  NORTHWESTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF VIDOR...

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

* AT 258 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED 2 TO 4
INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA FROM SLOW
MOVING THUNDERSTORMS ADVANCING NORTHEAST. THIS ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF LAND
ADJACENT TO SMALL CREEKS AND BAYOUS. ADDITIONALLY...FRONTAGE ROADS...
HIGHWAY UNDERPASSES...FARM-TO-MARKET AND OTHER SECONDARY ROADS MAY
FLOOD.

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES.
NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE
ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.


&&

LAT...LON 3018 9417 3017 9416 3017 9411 3018 9411
      3021 9410 3022 9411 3023 9411 3016 9393
      2994 9408 3001 9428

$$

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