Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
449 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-181000-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-
ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-
WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
449 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO...CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA...EAST CENTRAL TEXAS
AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
WHILE ISOLATED AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS
MORNING...SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD DECREASE TODAY.
SOME FLOODING WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY EARLY THIS
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THIS AFTERNOON. BESIDES THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING EARLY THIS
MORNING...NO WIDESPREAD WEATHER HAZARDS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE DAY.

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING INCREASING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA TONIGHT. FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE
ESPECIALLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY APPROACH
SEVERE LIMITS AS WELL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT. SINCE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED...FLOODING
OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS MAY OCCUR. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS AND A FEW STORMS MAY REACH SEVERE LIMITS.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ENDING ON SUNDAY WITH DRY WEATHER
FORECASTED FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE APPROACH OF AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TO THE AREA BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. NO WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS
WEATHER IS EXPECTED WITH THIS SYSTEM AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

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