Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
303 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

LAZ033-043>045-242030-
LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-ST. LANDRY-ACADIA-
303 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN ST. LANDRY...
NORTHWESTERN ST. MARTIN...NORTHEASTERN LAFAYETTE AND EAST CENTRAL
ACADIA PARISHES...

AT 302 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER CANKTON...OR OVER
CARENCRO...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAFAYETTE...OPELOUSAS...CATAHOULA...SCOTT...BREAUX BRIDGE...
CARENCRO...LEONVILLE...ARNAUDVILLE...SUNSET...HENDERSON...GRAND
COTEAU...CANKTON...CECILIA...LAKE PELBA...ATCHAFALAYA NATIONAL
WILDLIFE REFUGE...BUTTE LA ROSE AND PARKS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3025 9221 3051 9207 3042 9164 3039 9162
      3036 9165 3035 9163 3032 9163 3028 9159
      3026 9159 3024 9157 3024 9151 3020 9149
      3019 9147 3013 9146 3011 9147 3011 9146
      3010 9139 3008 9137
TIME...MOT...LOC 2002Z 275DEG 30KT 3031 9209
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JONES



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