Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
121 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

LAZ045-052>055-260745-
ST. MARY LA-LOWER ST. MARTIN LA-IBERIA LA-UPPER ST. MARTIN LA-
VERMILION LA-
121 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR IBERIA...SOUTHEASTERN
VERMILION...ST. MARY AND SOUTHERN ST. MARTIN PARISHES UNTIL 245 AM
CDT...

AT 120 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PRIDE TO 6 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF HENRY TO 28 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROCKEFELLER WILDLIFE
RANGE...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...ABBEVILLE...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...
JEANERETTE...BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...INTRACOASTAL CITY...
STEPHENSVILLE...CYPREMORT POINT...BURNS POINT...AVERY ISLAND...BELLE
RIVER...BALDWIN...LOREAUVILLE...CHARENTON...COTE BLANCHE ISLAND...
ACADIANA REGIONAL AIRPORT AND PATTERSON MEMORIAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN
LOUISIANA.

LAT...LON 2936 9138 2963 9140 2941 9149 2964 9157
      2941 9185 2954 9197 2952 9199 2954 9198
      2983 9183 2962 9209 2961 9210 2961 9201
      2960 9207 2958 9204 2955 9242 3029 9161
      2980 9109
TIME...MOT...LOC 0620Z 335DEG 29KT 3075 9103 2980 9203 2931 9297

$$

RUA


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