Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
533 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
271045-
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-
533 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 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
An upper level trough and associated cold front will push through
the area this afternoon into this evening inducing scattered to
numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some of these thunderstorms
could be strong to severe especially across portions of central
Louisiana and the piney woods of Southeast Texas. Large hail,
damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible. This
threat will come to an end late this evening.

In addition to the threat for severe weather, winds away from
storms will gust to 25 to 30 MPH today. This will pose a threat to
high profile vehicles especially across open areas and bridges.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected
Saturday into Sunday as a cold front approaches and moves through
the region. Heavy rainfall may be a threat especially on Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be required this afternoon or this evening.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-271045-
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-
533 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
A Small Craft Advisory is in effect until 1:00 PM this afternoon
for the entire coastal waters out 60 NM and until 1:00 AM Thursday
for coastal waters from 20 to 60 NM. Winds of 15 to 20 knots and
seas of 5-7 feet will be hazardous to small boats.

An upper level trough and associated cold front will push through
coastal waters this evening producing isolated showers and
thunderstorms. This activity will come to an end after Midnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday
Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected
Saturday into Sunday as a cold front approaches and moves through
the region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be required this afternoon or this evening.

$$


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