Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
443 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

LAZ042-242215-
JEFFERSON DAVIS LA-
443 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH UNTIL 515
PM CDT...

AT 441 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 5 MILES SOUTH OF JENNINGS...MOVING
WEST AT 5 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...ROANOKE...THORNWELL AND WELSH.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS 35 TO 45 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 3029 9280 3025 9262 3023 9263 3020 9259
      3018 9259 3017 9261 3016 9261 3014 9263
      3009 9262 3007 9264 3007 9266 3005 9268
      3005 9286

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