Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
751 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

LAZ033-290115-
ST. LANDRY LA-
751 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL ST. LANDRY PARISH UNTIL
815 PM CDT...

AT 750 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
OPELOUSAS...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OPELOUSAS...LEONVILLE...ARNAUDVILLE...PORT BARRE AND LAWTELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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LAT...LON 3045 9219 3057 9218 3060 9189 3041 9191
TIME...MOT...LOC 0050Z 275DEG 23KT 3052 9211

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