Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1112 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

LAZ033-043>045-052-053-040615-
ST. LANDRY LA-ACADIA LA-IBERIA LA-UPPER ST. MARTIN LA-VERMILION LA-
LAFAYETTE LA-
1112 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN VERMILION...NORTHWESTERN
ST. MARTIN...NORTHWESTERN IBERIA...SOUTHEASTERN ST. LANDRY...EAST
CENTRAL ACADIA AND LAFAYETTE PARISHES UNTIL 1215 AM CST...

AT 1112 PM CST...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PORT BARRE TO INDIAN BAYOU TO 7
MILES NORTH OF PECAN ISLAND. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAFAYETTE...NEW IBERIA...OPELOUSAS...ABBEVILLE...CATAHOULA...SCOTT...
BREAUX BRIDGE...RAYNE...CARENCRO...ST. MARTINVILLE...KAPLAN...KROTZ
SPRINGS...LEONVILLE...ARNAUDVILLE...MELVILLE...FORKED ISLAND...
INTRACOASTAL CITY...AVERY ISLAND...BROUSSARD AND YOUNGSVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 2972 9260 3010 9229 3056 9213 3071 9173
      3056 9176 3051 9173 3050 9175 3050 9170
      3044 9164 3039 9162 3036 9165 3028 9159
      2985 9193 2984 9193 2984 9191 2982 9193
      2983 9197 2980 9198 2976 9208 2978 9212
TIME...MOT...LOC 0512Z 253DEG 34KT 3055 9202 3012 9221 2976 9247

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