Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
548 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
041200-
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-
548 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL PROVIDE
THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY THROUGH MONDAY, MAINLY IN
SOUTHEAST TEXAS, WESTERN LOUISIANA, AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA. A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

WITH THE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN PLACE THERE IS A CHANCE OF AN
ISOLATED SEVERE STORM OR TWO IN FAR SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND FAR
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA.

THE PRESSURE GRADIENT NEAR THE TROUGH WILL REMAIN TIGHT TODAY, BUT
GRADUALLY WEAKEN. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR SOME COASTAL
LOCATIONS THROUGH NOON. A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FLASH FLOODING WILL BE THE MAIN CONCERN THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON,
HOWEVER AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM THE TEXAS COAST
ACROSS LOUISIANA MONDAY. SOUTH AND EAST OF THE LOW THERE WILL BE A
SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.

AN ARCTIC AIR MASS WILL SPILL INTO THE REGION BY THE END OF THE
WEEK. FREEZING TEMPERATURES MAY BE POSSIBLE TO THE COAST BY FRIDAY
MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER SPOTTERS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO REPORT FLOODING AND HIGH RAINFALL TOTALS.

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GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-041200-
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-
548 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY. STRONG WINDS MAY
OCCUR IN SOME STORMS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF WATERS THROUGH
TODAY. GALE FORCE GUSTS WILL OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING.

ROUGH SEAS AND HIGH TIDES WILL BE POSSIBLE AT THE COAST. A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE COAST THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING OVER THE GULF WATERS. LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS WILL
OCCUR IN STORMS.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS MONDAY EVENING
WITH WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND OR OVER 20 KNOTS FOR TUESDAY
MORNING.

A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
THURSDAY. STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL GALE FORCE GUSTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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