Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
312 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

LAZ045-052-053-212115-
IBERIA LA-UPPER ST. MARTIN LA-VERMILION LA-
312 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN IBERIA...EASTERN
VERMILION AND CENTRAL ST. MARTIN PARISHES UNTIL 415 PM CDT...

AT 312 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
JEFFERSON ISLAND...OR NEAR AVERY ISLAND...MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW IBERIA...ST. MARTINVILLE...JEANERETTE...AVERY ISLAND...
LOREAUVILLE...LYDIA...LAKE FAUSSE POINTE...COTEAU...JEFFERSON ISLAND
AND ACADIANA REGIONAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 2984 9190 2985 9190 3001 9200 3025 9158
      3024 9157 3023 9148 3020 9149 3019 9147
      3013 9146 3011 9147 3010 9146 3010 9139
      3009 9138 3006 9137 3006 9133
TIME...MOT...LOC 2012Z 255DEG 8KT 2997 9192

$$

RUA


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