Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
556 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
171200-
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-
556 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AS AN UPPER
LEVEL STORM SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS THE PLAINS AND A WEAK FRONT
APPROACHES THE AREA. MOST OF THIS ACTIVITY WILL OCCUR ACROSS EAST
TEXAS INTO WESTERN LOUISIANA. MORE NUMEROUS ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED
LATE TONIGHT AS THE WEAK FRONT ENTERS THE OUTLOOK AREA. AT THIS
TIME, THE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS VERY LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

GOOD RAIN CHANCES WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY MORNING, WITH A BIT
OF A LULL IN ACTIVITY EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS
THE FRONT WEAKENS. MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS EAST TEXAS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY, WITH
ACTIVITY SPREADING EAST THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
THURSDAY AS THE FRONT PUSHES EAST THROUGH THE AREA. AT THIS TIME,
THE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS VERY LOW, THOUGH
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE. A BREAK IN RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED FRIDAY BEFORE ACTIVITY BEGINS TO INCREASE AGAIN FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS ANOTHER PAIR OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES
APPROACH AND TRAVERSE THE REGION. THE LATTER OF THE TWO IS
FORECAST TO BE RATHER POTENT, AND COULD POSE A RISK OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-171200-
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-
556 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY SEA FOG WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEARSHORE
WATERS AND COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT
AS A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY APPROACHES THE REGION. NO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN NORTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS,
BEFORE FINALLY PUSHING THROUGH ON THURSDAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE UNTIL THEN, WITH MORE
WIDESPREAD ACTIVITY EXPECTED ON THURSDAY. WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT
WILL REMAIN SOUTHERLY, HOWEVER, AND ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED BY FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO
SATURDAY. A STRONGER FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH THE
COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY, WITH STRONG WEST WINDS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN ITS WAKE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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