Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
617 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
231130-
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-
617 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO PERHAPS SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...MAINLY NEAR THE COAST AND OVER THE
GULF WATERS IN ASSOCIATION WITH A STATIONARY FRONT THAT IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN SLOWLY RETREATING NORTHWARD. NO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MORE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY AS
THE FRONT SURGES BACK TO THE NORTH...BUT AT THIS TIME NO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.

MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
AFFECTING THE AREA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS AN UPPER TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. INITIALLY AFFECTING EAST TEXAS
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...ACTIVITY WILL SPREAD EAST TO INCLUDE WESTERN
LOUISIANA SUNDAY NIGHT...AND THE ENTIRE AREA BY MONDAY. THERE IS A
LOW END RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS GIVEN FORECAST INSTABILITY
AND SHEAR...WITH ALL SEVERE MODES POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION...LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE GIVEN HIGH ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE AND
STRONG LIFT.

GOOD CHANCES FOR RAIN CONTINUE ON TUESDAY...WITH SLIGHTLY LOWER
RAIN CHANCES EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK. AT THIS TIME...NO
SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-231130-
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-
617 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO PERHAPS SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...MAINLY NEAR THE COAST AND OVER THE
GULF WATERS IN ASSOCIATION WITH A STATIONARY FRONT THAT IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN SLOWLY RETREATING NORTHWARD. NO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
AFFECTING THE AREA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS AN UPPER TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. INITIALLY AFFECTING EAST TEXAS
AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON...ACTIVITY WILL
SPREAD EAST TO INCLUDE THE LOUISIANA COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY. THERE IS A LOW END RISK OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS GIVEN FORECAST INSTABILITY AND SHEAR...WITH ALL
SEVERE MODES POSSIBLE.

GOOD CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE ON
TUESDAY...WITH SLIGHTLY LOWER RAIN CHANCES EXPECTED FOR THE REST
OF THE WEEK. AT THIS TIME...NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY
THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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