Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
433 PM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017

LAZ028-029-032-033-222215-
St. Landry LA-Avoyelles LA-Evangeline LA-Rapides LA-
433 PM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 432 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms over
Indian Lake, or 7 miles north of Ville Platte, moving north at 20
mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Opelousas, Ville Platte, Marksville, Bunkie, Mamou, Cheneyville,
Turkey Creek, Morrow, Cottonport, Pine Prairie, Mansura, Lecompte,
Washington, Hessmer, Evergreen, Bayou Chicot, Echo, Indian Lake,
Chicot State Park and Whiteville.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3058 9202 3058 9230 3063 9243 3087 9251
      3116 9241 3116 9201
TIME...MOT...LOC 2132Z 173DEG 17KT 3080 9225

$$

K. Kuyper



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