Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
533 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

LAZ030-041-TXZ260-252315-
BEAUREGARD LA-CALCASIEU LA-NORTHERN NEWTON TX-
533 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 533 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS STRETCHING FROM SINGER THROUGH DE QUINCY TO
WEST OF SULPHUR...MOVING WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...VINTON...FIELDS...SINGER...DE QUINCY...
DEQUINCY...BUHLER...CARLYSS...EDGERLY...BIVENS...LUNITA AND ORETTA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3017 9329 3016 9356 3069 9372 3073 9342
TIME...MOT...LOC 2233Z 166DEG 16KT 3041 9340

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