Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
544 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
231045-
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-
544 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will develop from
late this morning through this evening. Some of these storms will
have the potential to produce locally heavy rainfall and frequent
lightning. Storms are expected to weaken and dissipate around or
shortly after sunset.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected each day
Wednesday and Thursday. Some of these storms will
have the potential to produce locally heavy rainfall and frequent
lightning.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday through
early next week as weakening Tropical Cyclone Harvey is expected
to move from southwest to northeast across the region. Depending
on the track and strength of Harvey, very heavy rainfall could
potentially lead to widespread flash flooding as early as Saturday
and into early next week.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-231045-
Sabine Lake-Calcasieu 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-
544 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop from
late morning through late evening. Visibility reducing heavy
rainfall and frequent lightning will be possible with some of
these storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop each
day Wednesday and Thursday. Some of these storms will have the
potential to produce visibility reducing heavy rainfall and
frequent lightning.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday through
early next week as weakening Tropical Cyclone Harvey is expected
to move from southwest to northeast across the region. Depending
on the exact track and timing of the system, strong winds of
30-40 knots sustained with higher gusts will be possible over the
coastal waters some time this weekend and/or early next week.
Wave heights of up to 10 feet will also be possible over the
weekend into early next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$


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