Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
502 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

LAZ045-052>054-092330-
UPPER ST. MARTIN LA-VERMILION LA-IBERIA LA-ST. MARY LA-
502 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR VERMILION...ST. MARY...IBERIA AND
ST. MARTIN PARISHES UNTIL 630 PM CDT...

AT 502 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM JEFFERSON
ISLAND TO 4 MILES SOUTH OF FRANKLIN TO 7 MILES SOUTH OF AMELIA...
MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...GLENCOE...ERATH...DELCAMBRE...AVERY ISLAND...WEEKS ISLAND
AND COTE BLANCHE ISLAND.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH...WHICH COULD DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND
UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING
UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...RESULTING IN PONDING OF WATER AROUND LOW LYING
ROADWAYS. REMEMBER...DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO WATER COVERED
ROADWAYS. THE DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW A SAFE CROSSING.

LAT...LON 2942 9150 2938 9136 2947 9131 2951 9142
      2941 9147 2953 9144 2951 9155 2963 9157
      2943 9182 2958 9214 3011 9213 3012 9212
      2990 9141 2978 9138 2972 9113 2960 9107
      2954 9127 2943 9122 2932 9136 2932 9137

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