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Leesville City Police
Wednesday May 8th, 2019 :: 06:32 p.m. CDT

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Flash Flood Watch until 11:00PM

Strong thunderstorms are rumbling through east central Texas and central Louisiana this evening. Rainfall totals are running three to five inch totals in areas of stronger storms with upwards to two inch possible. This will produce Flash Flooding in those locations. Rains are expected to taper off towards midnight. 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, Evangeline, Rapides, and Vernon. In southeast Texas, Northern Jasper, Northern Newton, and Tyler.

* Until 11 PM CDT this evening

* Squall line moving through southeast Texas and central Louisiana.

* This will cause flooding issues into lowing areas and and roads and streets. in addition some homes and business may also have issues with high water.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NORTHERN JASPER ... EVANGELINE ... RAPIDES ... BEAUREGARD ... NORTHERN NEWTON ... ALLEN ... AVOYELLES ... VERNON ... TYLER

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

Contact
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Non-emergencies: 337-238-0331

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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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