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Leesville City Police
Tuesday January 1st, 2019 :: 04:04 p.m. CST

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Flash Flood Watch until 12:00PM Thursday

Rains will begin spread across southeast Texas and southwest and central Louisiana above a stalled cold front tomorrow afternoon. Rains are expected to be heavy at times... which may cause some flooding issues. Rains will continue through the day on Thursday ending on Friday morning as a cold front and drier pushes through. Look for two to four inches of rains with higher amounts possible. The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas, including the following areas, in Louisiana, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Evangeline, Rapides, and Vernon. In southeast Texas, Hardin, Jefferson, Northern Jasper, Northern Newton, Orange, Southern Jasper, Southern Newton, and Tyler.

* From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning

* Rains are expected to be heavy at times... which may cause some flooding issues. Rains will continue through the day on Thursday ending on Friday morning. Look for two to four inches of rains with higher amounts possible.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NORTHERN JASPER ... EVANGELINE ... BEAUREGARD ... HARDIN ... NORTHERN NEWTON ... RAPIDES ... CALCASIEU ... ORANGE ... AVOYELLES ... SOUTHERN NEWTON ... ALLEN ... VERNON ... JEFFERSON ... TYLER ... SOUTHERN JASPER

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Leesville City Police
101 West Lee Street
Leesville, LA 71446

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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