Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
356 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
200900-
Vernon-Rapides-Avoyelles-Beauregard-Allen-Evangeline-St. Landry-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
356 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Tranquil weather pattern will continue today as high pressure
aloft prevails. High pressure slips east tonight allowing moisture
to increase ahead of the next upper level trough moving through
Texas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase from west to
east through the weekend as an upper level storm system moves into
the area Sunday. A cold front will help to ignite a few strong
storms Sunday afternoon and evening with gusty winds, occasional
cloud to ground lightning, and locally heavy rainfall. Dry and
stable conditions return later in the day Monday with another
reinforcing dry cold front sweeping through the area Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-200900-
Sabine Lake-Calcasieu Lake-Vermilion Bay-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
356 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Moderate easterly winds will prevail this afternoon and increase
tonight as low pressure develops across the southern plains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A cold front will move through the coastal waters late in the day
on Sunday. Showers and thunderstorms will increase ahead of the
front Saturday into Sunday, with the storms producing occasional
cloud to water lightning and gusty winds.

Behind the front, strong north winds are expected on Monday into
Tuesday with the possibility of Small Craft Advisory conditions.
A reinforcing cold front will sweep into the coastal waters late
Tuesday resulting in a continuation of strong northerly winds
through the end of the forecast period.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



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