Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1054 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

LAZ041-042-073-074-200515-
EAST CAMERON LA-CALCASIEU LA-WEST CAMERON LA-JEFFERSON DAVIS LA-
1054 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CALCASIEU...CAMERON AND
SOUTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISHES UNTIL 1215 AM CDT...

AT 1050 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LARGE AREA OF STRONG
WINDS ACROSS CALCASIEU AND CAMERON PARISHES...WHICH WILL LIKELY MOVE
INTO JEFF DAVIS PARISH WITHIN THE NEXT HALF HOUR.

WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR THE NEXT HOUR.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...CAMERON...WESTLAKE...WELSH...VINTON...
IOWA...MOSS BLUFF...LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT...SABINE NATIONAL
WILDLIFE...JOHNSONS BAYOU...LACASSINE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...
HAYES...GRAND CHENIER...GRAND LAKE...GIBBSTOWN...THORNWELL...
HOLMWOOD...HACKETTS CORNER AND HEBERTS MARINA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF ON OR NEAR LAKE CHARLES AND CALCASIEU LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER
AND MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN
STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR
THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO
SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 2976 9311 2978 9322 2977 9334 2980 9333
      2980 9335 2976 9335 2977 9349 2974 9373
      3033 9360 3033 9278 2964 9280
TIME...MOT...LOC 0353Z 263DEG 16KT 3024 9333 3009 9320 2972 9343

$$

LANDRENEAU



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