Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WUUS54 KLCH 051927
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LAC009-079-052000-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SV.W.0083.150705T1927Z-150705T2000Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
227 PM CDT SUN JUL 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  WESTERN AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 227 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 NEAR ALEXANDRIA TO NEAR POLAND TO CHENEYVILLE...AND
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...CHENEYVILLE...
  EFFIE...COTTONPORT...MANSURA...HESSMER...EVERGREEN...KOLIN...
  LIBUSE...RUBY...KINGSVILLE...PARADISE...DEVILLE...HOLLOWAY...
  POLAND...ECHO AND ESLER REGIONAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...
IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY
LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 3147 9217 3141 9215 3136 9208 3134 9209
      3133 9208 3134 9202 3133 9201 3130 9200
      3130 9202 3128 9202 3127 9201 3089 9199
      3088 9224 3094 9228 3097 9228 3096 9233
      3111 9235 3129 9251 3145 9237 3148 9221
TIME...MOT...LOC 1927Z 226DEG 24KT 3127 9242 3115 9231 3100 9229

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