Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
155 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

LAC001-055-210804-
/O.CAN.KLCH.SV.W.0022.000000T0000Z-170121T0830Z/
Lafayette LA-Acadia LA-
155 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR NORTHEASTERN LAFAYETTE AND
NORTHEASTERN ACADIA PARISHES IS CANCELLED...

The severe thunderstorm which prompted the warning has moved out of
the warned area therefore the warning has been cancelled.

A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 AM CST for central and
south central Louisiana.

LAT...LON 3037 9186 3042 9195 3049 9209 3058 9221
      3093 9189 3086 9181 3086 9182 3084 9180
      3082 9181 3078 9177 3074 9176 3071 9173
      3056 9176 3051 9173 3050 9175 3050 9170
      3047 9167
TIME...MOT...LOC 0754Z 240DEG 48KT 3049 9192

$$

LAC009-097-099-210830-
/O.CON.KLCH.SV.W.0022.000000T0000Z-170121T0830Z/
St. Martin LA-Avoyelles LA-St. Landry LA-
155 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 AM CST
FOR NORTHWESTERN ST. MARTIN...SOUTH CENTRAL AVOYELLES AND ST. LANDRY
PARISHES...

At 154 AM CST, a severe thunderstorm was located near Leonville,
moving northeast at 55 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to
         roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Opelousas, Krotz Springs, Leonville, Arnaudville, Melville, Palmetto,
Bayou Current, Port Barre, Washington, Prairie Ronde and Lebeau.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside
should move to a shelter, inside a strong building and away from
windows.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 AM CST for central and
south central Louisiana.

LAT...LON 3037 9186 3042 9195 3049 9209 3058 9221
      3093 9189 3086 9181 3086 9182 3084 9180
      3082 9181 3078 9177 3074 9176 3071 9173
      3056 9176 3051 9173 3050 9175 3050 9170
      3047 9167
TIME...MOT...LOC 0754Z 240DEG 48KT 3049 9192

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

Jones



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