Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
635 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

LAZ041-042-074-280000-
EAST CAMERON-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-
635 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN CALCASIEU...
NORTHEASTERN CAMERON AND SOUTH CENTRAL JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISHES...

AT 634 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL
AIRPORT...MOVING EAST TO NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOUTH LAKE CHARLES...WELSH...IOWA...LACASSINE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...
LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL AIRPORT...HAYES...GRAND LAKE...HOLMWOOD...HACKETTS
CORNER...THORNWELL...LOWRY...LACASSINE AND BELL CITY.

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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 3002 9327 3005 9329 3005 9330 3013 9330
      3030 9280 2996 9275
TIME...MOT...LOC 2334Z 270DEG 47KT 3008 9320
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