Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
512 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
281200-
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-
512 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING AND MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER. AN
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL TAP INTO INCREASING GULF MOISTURE
RESULTING IN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. 2 TO 4
INCHES OF RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS...ROUGHLY SOUTHEAST OF A MARKSVILLE TO SABINE PASS LINE.
THESE RAINFALL TOTALS MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND
ROADWAYS...AND A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT. ALSO...THE INCREASING
WARM AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS WITH AN INCREASE IN LOW LEVEL
SHEAR...WILL ADD A SMALL RISK OF A SEVERE STORM OR
TWO...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-10. STRONG DAMAGING WINDS
WOULD BE THE MAIN HAZARD IF ANY SEVERE STORM DOES DEVELOP.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL LINGER INTO SUNDAY. DEPENDING ON HOW
MUCH RAIN FALLS ON SATURDAY...ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY CAUSE THE
POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN LOWER ACADIANA.

COOLER AND DRIER WEATHER WILL THEN PREVAIL FOR MONDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY AS A LARGE CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM BUILDS IN.
ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME
HEAVY RAINFALL ON FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-281200-
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-
512 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.
INCREASING SOUTH WINDS WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN WARM MOIST AIR
THAT WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF SEA FOG...WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW 1 NM
AT TIMES. ALSO SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE.
THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK...ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON...FOR A
FEW STORMS TO PRODUCE STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STRONG CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BUILD INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS BY MID WEEK...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

RUA





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