Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
644 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN VERNON PARISH IN WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  BEAUREGARD PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  CENTRAL NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 745 AM CDT

* AT 643 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEWTON TO NEAR BANCROFT TO NEAR GIST...MOVING EAST
  AT 40 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
           TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NEWTON...ROSEPINE...MERRYVILLE...RAGLEY...DE RIDDER...FIELDS...DE QUINCY...
  BON WEIR...SINGER...DERIDDER...DEQUINCY...BIVENS...CRAVENS...LONGVILLE...
  DEVILS POCKET...OLD SALEM...TULLA...JUNCTION...BANCROFT AND LUNITA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

INTENSE THUNDERSTORM LINES CAN PRODUCE BRIEF TORNADOES AND WIDESPREAD
SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY
LIKELY...IT IS BEST TO MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR
OF A BUILDING. THESE STORMS MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT
PROPERTY DAMAGE.

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 3104 9304 3076 9302 3060 9308 3059 9313
      3047 9313 3039 9316 3032 9388 3057 9379
      3086 9382
TIME...MOT...LOC 1143Z 257DEG 39KT 3085 9374 3060 9371 3028 9387

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

RUA



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