Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
920 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

LAZ032-033-043-044-052-053-020300-
LAFAYETTE LA-IBERIA LA-ST. LANDRY LA-ACADIA LA-EVANGELINE LA-
VERMILION LA-
920 PM CDT WED JUL 1 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 920 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR RICHARD TO FRESHWATER
CITY...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAFAYETTE...OPELOUSAS...CROWLEY...ABBEVILLE...SCOTT...RAYNE...
CARENCRO...KAPLAN...CHURCH POINT...FORKED ISLAND...INTRACOASTAL
CITY...FRESHWATER CITY...YOUNGSVILLE...SUNSET...ERATH...DELCAMBRE...
DUSON...MAURICE...WASHINGTON AND GRAND COTEAU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 2954 9235 3047 9240 3077 9202 2980 9198
      2972 9215 2974 9213 2976 9212 2974 9221
      2970 9217 2970 9210 2967 9213 2961 9211
      2962 9198 2956 9196 2957 9203 2961 9201
      2961 9203 2960 9207 2959 9204 2958 9204
TIME...MOT...LOC 0220Z 236DEG 16KT 3044 9234 2953 9229

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