Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1158 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

LAZ054-055-271715-
LOWER ST. MARTIN LA-ST. MARY LA-
1158 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 1158 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BELLE RIVER TO 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
AMELIA. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MORGAN CITY...BERWICK...BELLE RIVER...STEPHENSVILLE...AMELIA AND PIERRE
PART.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT FOR
SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA.

LAT...LON 2962 9112 2961 9112 2961 9114 2959 9116
      2961 9118 2960 9120 2955 9124 2955 9126
      2992 9125 2992 9123 2991 9121 2986 9120
      2985 9118 2983 9113 2980 9109 2964 9111
      2963 9108
TIME...MOT...LOC 1658Z 263DEG 20KT 2985 9117 2957 9116

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TINGLER



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