Vernon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 6:15 AM CDT on April 18, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Louisiana and 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 Texas... Hardin... Jefferson... northern
Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper... southern
Newton and Tyler.

* Through this evening

* widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
again over the area... mainly late this morning into the
afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible... with
locally higher amounts possible. This rainfall will quickly run
off... resulting in flash flooding of poorly drained or low
lying areas.

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises.

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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