Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
618 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

LAZ054-055-301200-
Lower St. Martin LA-St. Mary LA-
618 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN ST. MARY AND SOUTH
CENTRAL ST. MARTIN PARISHES UNTIL 700 AM CDT...

At 618 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Franklin, moving northeast at 35 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Morgan City, Franklin, Baldwin, Cote Blanche Island, Patterson
Memorial Airport, Charenton and Centerville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 2977 9119 2965 9149 2963 9155 2963 9164
      2964 9165 2965 9163 2974 9162 2975 9160
      2974 9171 2974 9173 2976 9171 2976 9170
      2977 9169 2996 9143 2996 9141
TIME...MOT...LOC 1118Z 240DEG 32KT 2975 9156

$$

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