Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
226 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

LAZ029-032-033-043-292030-
EVANGELINE LA-ST. LANDRY LA-ACADIA LA-AVOYELLES LA-
226 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN EVANGELINE...ST.
LANDRY...AVOYELLES AND ACADIA PARISHES UNTIL 330 PM CDT...

AT 225 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LETTSWORTH TO MIRE. MOVEMENT WAS WEST AT
20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OPELOUSAS...CROWLEY...EUNICE...RAYNE...VILLE PLATTE...MARKSVILLE...
CHURCH POINT...BUNKIE...MAMOU...SIMMESPORT...IOTA...LEONVILLE...
MOREAUVILLE...PALMETTO...MORROW...BORDELONVILLE...BAYOU CURRENT...
EVANGELINE...SUNSET AND PORT BARRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3120 9169 3107 9171 3098 9180 3086 9182
      3072 9174 3036 9203 3038 9205 3022 9222
      3021 9261 3038 9263 3043 9260 3126 9200
      3124 9200 3123 9199 3122 9199 3125 9196
      3123 9192 3127 9195 3130 9191
TIME...MOT...LOC 1925Z 107DEG 17KT 3098 9166 3031 9218

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