Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
403 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-020915-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-
ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-
WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
403 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO...CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL STALL OUT OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
THIS WEEKEND AND WILL SERVE AS THE PRIMARY FORCING MECHANISM FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. PRIMARY HAZARD WILL BE LIGHTNING
STRIKES IN AND AROUND THUNDERSTORMS WITH SOME MINOR STREET
FLOODING POSSIBLE LOCALLY AS SHOWERS DEVELOP. OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS...WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND OUT THE SOUTHWEST. SEAS WILL BE
1-2 FEET. THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
BE SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
THE STALLED FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL CAUSE SHOWERS THROUGHOUT THE
WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE CUMLATIVE EFFECT OF THE
RAINFALL COULD CAUSE SOME MINOR STREET FLOODING ALTHOUGH ONLY 0.5
TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED. ADDITIONAL HAZARDS ARE
LIGHTNING STRIKES IN THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.




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