Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
624 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

LAZ027>029-130030-
RAPIDES LA-VERNON LA-AVOYELLES LA-
624 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR RAPIDES...VERNON AND AVOYELLES
PARISHES UNTIL 730 PM CDT...

AT 621 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM 15 MILES WEST OF LENA TO
MOREAUVILLE...MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.

THE LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...
MANSURA...FLATWOODS...POLAND...RUBY...ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT AND MARKSVILLE.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH...WHICH COULD DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND
UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING
UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...RESULTING IN PONDING OF WATER AROUND LOW LYING
ROADWAYS. REMEMBER...DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO WATER COVERED
ROADWAYS. THE DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW A SAFE CROSSING.

LAT...LON 3150 9268 3146 9270 3140 9266 3148 9223
      3147 9216 3141 9215 3136 9207 3134 9207
      3135 9203 3132 9200 3123 9199 3125 9194
      3130 9192 3125 9182 3092 9200 3135 9321
      3137 9320 3135 9295 3152 9271

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