Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WFUS54 KLCH 301727
TORLCH
LAC045-099-101-301830-
/O.NEW.KLCH.TO.W.0022.160430T1727Z-160430T1830Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1227 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL ST. MARTIN PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN IBERIA PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN ST. MARY PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT

* AT 1227 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BOTH
  TORNADOES AND EXTENSIVE STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE WERE LOCATED OVER
  LYDIA...OR NEAR JEANERETTE...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

  HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

  IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
           SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
           DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE
           DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* THESE DANGEROUS STORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  JEANERETTE AROUND 1250 PM CDT.
  SORREL AND LAKE FAUSSE POINTE AROUND 105 PM CDT.
  BALDWIN AROUND 115 PM CDT.
  CHARENTON AROUND 120 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE WEEKS
ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A
MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY HIDE THIS TORNADO. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE
TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW.

&&

LAT...LON 2984 9138 2980 9172 2979 9182 2980 9182
      2981 9183 2981 9182 2982 9182 2984 9186
      2997 9189 3010 9145
TIME...MOT...LOC 1727Z 256DEG 14KT 2990 9179

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...1.00IN

$$

LANDRENEAU



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