Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
122 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017

LAZ028-029-171900-
Avoyelles LA-Rapides LA-
122 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL RAPIDES AND NORTHWESTERN
AVOYELLES PARISHES UNTIL 200 PM CDT...

At 122 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Gardner to near Alexandria International
Airport to near Lecompte. Movement was northeast at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Alexandria, Pineville, Boyce, Alexandria International Airport,
Effie, Ball, Lecompte, Deville, Libuse, Tioga, Timber Trails, Esler
Regional Airport, Kingsville, Poland, Kolin, Gardner, Centerpoint,
Ruby, Holloway and Paradise.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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 3146 9223 3120 9206 3107 9246 3120 9258
      3123 9281 3140 9270 3140 9267 3139 9266
      3139 9263 3146 9227
TIME...MOT...LOC 1822Z 230DEG 15KT 3128 9272 3126 9253 3112 9244

$$

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