Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
432 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
252200-
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-
432 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A wind advisory remains in effect until 6 pm this evening for
south winds of 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Winds will
diminish this evening.

Showers and thunderstorms will continue this afternoon into
tonight in response to a cold front pushing through the area. Some
of these storms will have the potential to be strong to severe
with damaging winds the primary hazard. Rainfall totals for the
event which will continue through Sunday night are expected to be
in the one to two inch range, with locally higher amounts possible.
This could lead to localized street flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Ongoing showers and thunderstorms associated with a stalled
frontal boundary will continue through the day Sunday before
coming to an end Sunday night into early Monday morning. The
threat for severe weather will continue Sunday morning, but will
gradually diminish through the day. Heavy rainfall will remain a
threat through the day Sunday with localized street flooding
possible.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop once again
Tuesday and Wednesday as increasing moisture returns to the area.
A cold front will move through the area Wednesday night producing
scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms and ushering in
cooler, drier air for the end of the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected tonight or Sunday.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-252200-
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-
432 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Gusty South winds will gradually decrease this evening as a cold
front begins to push into the area. Small craft should exercise
caution over the Gulf waters until midnight. With winds relaxing,
a brief period of patchy sea fog is possible after midnight
tonight into Sunday morning for the nearshore coastal waters west
of Cameron. Showers and thunderstorms will accompany the front
tonight as it nears the coast.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The cold front is expected to stall near or just offshore the
coastline Sunday morning, and remain nearly stationary through the
day Sunday. Showers and thunderstorms will continue through the
day Sunday before coming to an end Monday as the front is finally
driven out of the area. A brief period of light to modest offshore
flow will prevail Monday with winds turning east and then
southeast on Tuesday. South winds will strengthen a bit Wednesday
ahead of another front forecast to cross the coastal waters
Wednesday night, with a light to modest offshore flow behind this
front closing out the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected tonight or Sunday.

$$

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