Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WFUS54 KLCH 241745
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1245 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHERN BEAUREGARD PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHWESTERN ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 115 PM CDT

* AT 1244 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
  NEAR ORETTA...OR NEAR FIELDS...AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LAKE CHARLES...WESTLAKE...REEVES...RAGLEY...FIELDS...MOSS BLUFF...
  DE QUINCY...SINGER...DEQUINCY...GILLIS...BULLER...LEBLEU
  SETTLEMENT...LONGVILLE...BUHLER...LEBLANC...ORETTA...TOPSY AND
  HOLMWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE IN A MOBILE
HOME OR OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 3050 9368 3072 9355 3058 9291 3012 9307
TIME...MOT...LOC 1744Z 284DEG 38KT 3053 9350

$$

JONES


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