FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
Counties: HARRISON, MARION, PANOLA, BOSSIER, CADDO
Issued: 09/20/2013 2:34:00 PM  Expires: 09/20/2013 4:30:00 PM 
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Event Warning
Area 1495.17 Sq. Miles 
Storm Motion N/A 



Impacted Population: 343,322  
Males: 163,221  
Females: 180,101  
Households: 133,007  
Schools:  
Age - Under 5 : 24,372  
Age - 5 to 17: 68,180  
Age - 18 to 21: 20,546  
Age - 22 to 29: 37,585  
Age - 30 to 39: 46,986  
Age - 40 to 49: 50,013  
Age - 50 to 64: 50,469  
Age - 65 and up: 45,171  
Source: 2000 Census
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WARNING TEXT

WGUS54 KSHV 201934
FFWSHV
LAC015-017-TXC203-315-365-202130-
/O.NEW.KSHV.FF.W.0014.130920T1934Z-130920T2130Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
234 PM CDT FRI SEP 20 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
EASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF MARSHALL...
EASTERN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
NORTHEASTERN PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CARTHAGE...
BOSSIER PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BOSSIER CITY...
CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT...

* UNTIL 430 PM CDT

* AT 230 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS AREAS OF EAST
TEXAS AND NORTHWEST LOUISIANA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS...COUNTRY
ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

&&

LAT...LON 3275 9437 3288 9405 3302 9404 3302 9353
3245 9353 3213 9437

$$

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