Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
430 AM CDT Thu Aug 24 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
250930-
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-
430 AM CDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
A cool front is moving through southern Louisiana this morning and
looks to move into the gulf. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
on tap for today and tonight. Storms today will produce cloud to
ground lightning and gusty winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to move to the northwest and
into the middle Texas coast by Saturday morning. Harvey is
expected to strengthen into a hurricane on Friday prior to
landfall. Looking for showers and thunderstorms over the weekend
and into next week as this will be a prolong event. An upper level
ridge will block Harvey from moving deeper into Texas. By Monday
Harvey will push the front to the northeast... this will allow
area coverage of storms to increase through the beginning of next
week. Rainfall totals at this time are expected to range from five
to eight inches.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-250930-
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-
430 AM CDT Thu Aug 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the coastal waters today as
a weak cool front pushes into the coastal waters. Winds and seas
will be higher near stronger storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
Winds and seas will increase on Friday into Saturday as Harvey
approaches the middle Texas coast. Winds and seas are expected to
remain elevated as Harvey stalls along the Texas coast over the
weekend. By early next week the remains of Harvey will lift off
and into southwest Louisiana. As this transpires winds will
increase in the coastal waters along with seas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

$$



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