Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
355 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

LAZ028-029-212145-
RAPIDES LA-AVOYELLES LA-
355 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR RAPIDES AND AVOYELLES PARISHES
UNTIL 445 PM CDT...

AT 352 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 6 MILES NORTH OF LECOMPTE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
10 MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...ECHO...
ALEXANDRIA...POLAND...RUBY...PINEVILLE...KOLIN...CENTERPOINT...LIBUSE
AND EFFIE.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THIS STORM ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH...WHICH COULD DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND
UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING
UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED.


LAT...LON 3143 9215 3141 9214 3136 9207 3133 9207
      3135 9203 3134 9202 3132 9201 3097 9230
      3116 9267 3145 9239 3147 9226

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