Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
553 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
291100-
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-
553 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Strong and gusty winds will develop today and persist into the
night. Sustained winds of 15-20 MPH can be expected with gusts to
30 MPH possible. These winds will have the potential to blow
around light and unsecured objects and may pose a hazard to high
profile vehicles especially over bridges and overpasses.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday
Strong and gusty winds will continue Saturday and Sunday with
sustained winds of 20 to 25 MPH gusting to 35 MPH. These winds
will have the potential to blow around light and unsecured objects
and may pose a hazard to high profile vehicles especially over
bridges and overpasses. In addition, the strong onshore winds
combined with high tides will have the potential to result in
minor coastal flooding Saturday and Sunday along the Cameron
parish coast.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop Saturday
afternoon. Some of these storms could be strong to severe with
damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes.

A cold front will move through the area Sunday producing a squall
line. A few of these storms could be strong to severe. Rainfall
totals of 1.5 to 3 inches can be expected as the line of storms
moves through.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be required Sunday.

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GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-291100-
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-
553 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Strong and gusty south winds will develop today and continue into
the night. Sustained winds of 20 knots gusting to 30 knots will
lead to elevated seas of 4 to 6 feet across the nearshore waters
and 5 to 7 feet across the outer waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday
Strong and gusty winds continue Saturday and Sunday leading to
elevated seas of 6 to 8 feet across the nearshore waters and 10 to
12 feet across the outer coastal waters. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms will be possible Saturday afternoon.

A cold front will move through the area Sunday producing a squall
line of thunderstorms. This line will traverse the coastal waters
from west to east. Winds will turn northwesterly and subside
behind the squall line.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be required Sunday.

$$


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