Flash Flood Watch issued May 22 at 4:09PM CDT until May 23 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Lake Charles
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; West Cameron
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
.Extensive areas of 1 to 2 inches of rainfall with pockets of
3 to 5 inches fell yesterday and early this morning across
southeast Texas and southern Louisiana. An additional 1 to 2
inches of rainfall with isolated amounts up to 4 inches will be
possible this evening. With the recent rains saturating the ground
additional rainfall could result in minor flooding.
...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.
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.