Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
756 PM CDT SAT APR 22 2017

LAZ044-045-052-053-230145-
Iberia LA-Lafayette LA-Vermilion LA-Upper St. Martin LA-
756 PM CDT SAT APR 22 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 755 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge to
Youngsville to 13 miles northwest of Pecan Island. Movement was east
at 20 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
these storms. In addition...short-lived funnel clouds may be
possible with these storms as they move east.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, New Iberia, Abbeville, Catahoula, Breaux Bridge, St.
Martinville, Jeanerette, Kaplan, Forked Island, Intracoastal City,
Avery Island, Broussard, Youngsville, Erath, Delcambre, Henderson,
Maurice, Loreauville, Butte La Rose and Lydia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

&&

LAT...LON 3003 9151 2984 9184 2972 9215 2973 9215
      2976 9213 2975 9221 2973 9220 2972 9219
      2969 9210 2967 9213 2977 9261 2984 9261
      3040 9181 3040 9168 3047 9172 3044 9164
      3026 9159 3023 9147 3010 9142
TIME...MOT...LOC 0055Z 281DEG 17KT 3038 9164 3012 9198 2982 9255

$$

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