Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1251 PM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

LAZ045-053>055-201945-
UPPER ST. MARTIN LA-LOWER ST. MARTIN LA-IBERIA LA-ST. MARY LA-
1251 PM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ST. MARY...IBERIA AND ST. MARTIN
PARISHES UNTIL 245 PM CDT...

AT 1250 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF
BELLE RIVER TO 3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF AVERY ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 15
MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...
JEANERETTE...SORREL...CYPREMORT POINT...WEEKS ISLAND...CHARENTON AND
COTE BLANCHE ISLAND.

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THESE STORMS IS WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH...
WHICH COULD DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS.
SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE
PASSED.

THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...RESULTING IN PONDING OF WATER AROUND LOW LYING
ROADWAYS. REMEMBER...DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO WATER COVERED
ROADWAYS. THE DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW A SAFE CROSSING.

LAT...LON 2952 9121 2954 9127 2946 9130 2953 9144
      2951 9155 2963 9156 2963 9167 2973 9163
      2971 9189 2982 9184 2982 9197 2994 9197
      3011 9139 3006 9136 3004 9121 2998 9125
      2986 9119 2981 9109 2965 9110 2960 9107

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