Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1129 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN CAMERON PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHEASTERN BEAUREGARD PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  EASTERN RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  CENTRAL ST. LANDRY PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  EVANGELINE PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  ACADIA PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHEASTERN ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  SOUTHEASTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 100 AM CDT

* AT 1128 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING
  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM ESLER REGIONAL AIRPORT TO NEAR ELTON TO NEAR PORT
  ARTHUR...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LAKE CHARLES...PORT ARTHUR...ALEXANDRIA...SULPHUR...ORANGE...
  NEDERLAND...OPELOUSAS...GROVES...PINEVILLE...CROWLEY...PORT
  NECHES...EUNICE...JENNINGS...BRIDGE CITY...OAKDALE...VILLE
  PLATTE...CAMERON...MARKSVILLE...WESTLAKE AND CHURCH POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS
NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO
A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A SMALL INTERIOR
ROOM.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO
AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN
LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS. A TORNADO WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 500 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA.

LAT...LON 3134 9202 3122 9199 3130 9190 3119 9168
      3088 9180 3032 9220 2977 9321 2980 9334
      2969 9384 2979 9391 2985 9379 3000 9379
      2999 9386 2981 9395 2968 9384 2967 9407
      2989 9429 3058 9283 3145 9235 3146 9227
TIME...MOT...LOC 0428Z 304DEG 13KT 3139 9230 3053 9269 2985 9398

$$

ERICKSON


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