Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
600 PM CDT SUN JUL 13 2014

LAZ041-073-TXZ201-215-216-261-262-140000-
HARDIN TX-JEFFERSON TX-CALCASIEU LA-ORANGE TX-SOUTHERN JASPER TX-
SOUTHERN NEWTON TX-WEST CAMERON LA-
600 PM CDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CALCASIEU AND CAMERON PARISHES...
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HARDIN...JASPER...NEWTON...JEFFERSON
AND ORANGE COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM CDT...

AT 555 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF HONEY ISLAND...TO 3 MILES NORTH OF PINE FOREST...TO 4
MILES SOUTHEAST OF MAURICEVILLE...TO 4 MILES SOUTH OF VINTON...TO 3
MILES SOUTH OF CARLYSS...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...LUMBERTON...LAKEVIEW...PINE FOREST...ORANGE...VIDOR...WEST
ORANGE...AND BEAUMONT.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH...WHICH COULD DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND
UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING
UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...RESULTING IN PONDING OF WATER AROUND LOW LYING
ROADWAYS. REMEMBER...DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO WATER COVERED
ROADWAYS. THE DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW A SAFE CROSSING.

LAT...LON 3046 9444 3024 9378 3020 9326 2989 9346
      2990 9378 2998 9378 2996 9384 2991 9388
      2993 9404 3006 9445 3011 9445 3011 9461
      3022 9464

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