Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
518 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

GMZ432-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-
259>262-041115-
CALCASIEU LAKE-VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-
EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-
WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
518 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO...CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA...EAST CENTRAL TEXAS
AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON OVER CENTRAL LOUISIANA...AND THE LAKES AREA OF
SOUTHEAST TEXAS. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE
MAIN CONCERN. AWAY FROM ANY CONVECTION...HOT AND MUGGY CONDITIONS
WILL BE FELT WITH AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100 AND 103
DEGREES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE BEST CHANCE WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS ON THE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY. DURING
THAT TIME...SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG WITH INTENSE
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...AND HEAVY RAINFALL. MOST
OF THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE DURING THE EARLY EVENING
HOURS.

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE REGION
EARLY NEXT WEEK LIMITING ANY CONVECTION. CONDITIONS WILL BE HOT
AND MUGGY WITH DAILY AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX READINGS BETWEEN 100 AND
105 DEGREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

GMZ430-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-041115-
SABINE LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
518 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
DURING THE WEEKEND. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHER NEAR THE STORMS.
ALSO...FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

RUA


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