Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
815 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

LAZ033-044-045-030300-
ST. LANDRY LA-UPPER ST. MARTIN LA-LAFAYETTE LA-
815 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 814 PM CST...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
ARNAUDVILLE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...KROTZ SPRINGS...LEONVILLE...
ARNAUDVILLE...MELVILLE...SUNSET...PORT BARRE...HENDERSON...GRAND
COTEAU...CECILIA...LAKE PELBA...ATCHAFALAYA NATIONAL WILDLIFE
REFUGE...BUTTE LA ROSE AND PARKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3017 9191 3041 9209 3077 9177 3071 9173
      3067 9173 3066 9175 3063 9174 3062 9175
      3056 9176 3051 9173 3051 9175 3050 9175
      3050 9170 3044 9164 3039 9162 3036 9165
      3035 9163 3031 9162
TIME...MOT...LOC 0214Z 239DEG 49KT 3036 9193

$$

K. KUYPER


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