Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
438 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

LAZ029-222215-
AVOYELLES LA-
438 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR AVOYELLES PARISH UNTIL 515 PM
CDT...

AT 436 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A CLUSTER OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR COTTONPORT AND MOREAUVILLE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARKSVILLE...MOREAUVILLE...BORDELONVILLE...COTTONPORT...MANSURA...
HESSMER...EVERGREEN...PLAUCHEVILLE...BIG BEND...BROUILLETTE...
LAKE OPHELIA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE...DUPONT AND HAMBURG.

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 3132 9200 3130 9200 3130 9201 3128 9202
      3127 9199 3122 9199 3125 9196 3122 9194
      3123 9192 3127 9195 3130 9191 3123 9179
      3121 9170 3118 9168 3114 9172 3106 9171
      3087 9204 3099 9220 3133 9206 3134 9203
TIME...MOT...LOC 2136Z 218DEG 11KT 3099 9207

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