Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WFUS54 KLCH 010834
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
334 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN ACADIA PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN LAFAYETTE PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 400 AM CDT

* AT 333 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
  TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER RAYNE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

  HAZARD...TORNADO AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

  IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
           SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
           DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE
           DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
  DUSON AROUND 350 AM CDT.
  CHURCH POINT...MIRE AND BRANCH AROUND 400 AM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A
MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 3014 9227 3026 9242 3046 9227 3038 9217
      3035 9218 3035 9216 3032 9216 3032 9214
      3030 9214 3033 9210 3028 9204 3014 9225
TIME...MOT...LOC 0833Z 222DEG 7KT 3025 9229

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...1.25IN

$$

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