Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
512 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

LAZ027-030-TXZ260-282315-
BEAUREGARD LA-VERNON LA-NORTHERN NEWTON TX-
512 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN VERNON...BEAUREGARD
PARISHES IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA AND NORTHEASTERN NEWTON COUNTIES
UNTIL 615 PM CDT...

AT 511 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
DE RIDDER...MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROSEPINE...MERRYVILLE...RAGLEY...DE RIDDER...FIELDS...BON WEIR...
SINGER...DRY CREEK...DERIDDER...DEQUINCY...BIVENS...LONGVILLE...
STRINGTOWN...TULLA...JUNCTION...ORETTA AND BUNDICK LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 3087 9305 3060 9301 3060 9313 3044 9314
      3044 9339 3049 9339 3049 9349 3045 9349
      3045 9366 3076 9368 3101 9366
TIME...MOT...LOC 2211Z 007DEG 11KT 3080 9331

$$

K. KUYPER


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