Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
812 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

LAZ029-033-043>045-052>055-074-280215-
ST. LANDRY LA-EAST CAMERON LA-LOWER ST. MARTIN LA-ACADIA LA-
AVOYELLES LA-IBERIA LA-UPPER ST. MARTIN LA-VERMILION LA-LAFAYETTE LA-
ST. MARY LA-
812 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL CAMERON...
VERMILION...ST. MARTIN...IBERIA...ST. MARY...ST. LANDRY...EASTERN
AVOYELLES...EASTERN ACADIA AND LAFAYETTE PARISHES UNTIL 915 PM CDT...

AT 811 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BIG BEND TO NEAR KROTZ SPRINGS TO NEAR
YOUNGSVILLE TO NEAR PECAN ISLAND TO 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROCKEFELLER
WILDLIFE RANGE. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LAFAYETTE...NEW IBERIA...OPELOUSAS...CROWLEY...MORGAN CITY...
ABBEVILLE...CATAHOULA...SCOTT...BREAUX BRIDGE...RAYNE...FRANKLIN...
CARENCRO...ST.
MARTINVILLE...JEANERETTE...KAPLAN...CHURCH POINT...SIMMESPORT...LEONVILLE...
ARNAUDVILLE AND MOREAUVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2953 9143 2955 9141 2952 9154 2963 9163
      2976 9162 2972 9185 2959 9180 2957 9171
      2949 9177 2955 9200 2962 9202 2955 9241
      2971 9297 3006 9245 3129 9189 3119 9168
      3086 9182 3050 9175 3024 9150 2948 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 0111Z 280DEG 24KT 3113 9175 3060 9178 3012 9203 2971
9250 2950 9293

$$

K. KUYPER



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