Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
148 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

LAZ041-073-TXZ215-216-262-250730-
West Cameron LA-Calcasieu LA-Orange TX-Jefferson TX-
Southern Newton TX-
148 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN CAMERON AND WESTERN
CALCASIEU PARISHES...CENTRAL JEFFERSON...SOUTHWESTERN NEWTON AND
ORANGE COUNTIES UNTIL 230 AM CDT...

At 147 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Forest Heights to near Central Gardens to
near Winnie. Movement was east at 40 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange, Nederland, Groves, Port Neches, Vidor,
Bridge City, West Orange, Vinton, Deweyville, Central Gardens,
Hamshire, Starks, Mauriceville, China, Rose City, Pine Forest,
Lakeview and Lunita.

A tornado watch remains in effect until 400 AM CDT for southwestern
Louisiana...and southeastern Texas.

LAT...LON 3018 9420 3016 9411 3020 9409 3022 9411
      3024 9405 3024 9390 3030 9390 3041 9339
      3020 9340 3002 9351 2994 9376 3000 9379
      2999 9386 2997 9384 2989 9391 2976 9435
      2989 9436 2989 9444 2997 9444
TIME...MOT...LOC 0647Z 255DEG 35KT 3022 9379 3003 9399 2987 9441

$$

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