Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
558 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
281100-
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-
558 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
No hazardous weather is anticipated.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
A slow moving cold front will approach the area Saturday bringing
scattered showers and thunderstorms.

More numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected on Sunday as
the cold front moves through the area. Some of these storms could
be strong to severe with damaging winds, large hail and isolated
tornadoes. In addition to the severe weather threat, these storms
will also have the potential to produce very heavy rainfall which
could lead to localized flash flooding. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4
inches are currently expected with localized amounts of 4 to 8
inches possible. The severe weather and flood threat will come to
an end Sunday night as the front moves through.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be needed Sunday.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-281100-
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-
558 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Breezy offshore winds early this morning will lessen by late
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
A slow moving cold front will approach the area Saturday bringing
scattered showers and thunderstorms. Strong winds of 20 to 25
knots with gusts to 35 knots will accompany the approaching front
which will lead to increasing wave heights Saturday and Sunday.
Heights of 10 to 12 feet are expected in coastal waters from 20 to
60 nm and heights of 6 to 8 feet from 0 to 20 nm.

More numerous thunderstorms are expected Sunday as the cold front
pushes through the area. Seas will remain elevated through Sunday
night before beginning to calm on Monday.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be needed Sunday.

$$



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