Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
519 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

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091130-
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-
519 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

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
SCATTERED LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS WILL TRAVERSE THE AREA THIS
MORNING INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON IN ASSOCIATION WITH A PASSING
COLD FRONT. ROADWAYS MAY BE WET.

A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT BEHIND THE FRONT WILL RESULT IN
WINDS OF 20-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH DURING THE DAY TODAY. A
WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR PARTS OF THE AREA. USE CAUTION
WHEN DRIVING ESPECIALLY WHEN IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SUCH AS
VANS, LARGE TRUCKS AND 18 WHEELERS.

FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT ACROSS CENTRAL
LOUISIANA AND THE PINEY WOODS REGION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS. A FREEZE
WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THESE AREAS FROM MIDNIGHT FRIDAY UNTIL
9:00 AM FRIDAY. THESE FREEZING TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH BREEZY
WINDS WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE LOW TO MID 20`S
ACROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT WITH THE
FREEZING LINE EXTENDING FURTHER SOUTH INTO THE NORTHERN PARTS OF
THE COASTAL PARISHES AND COUNTIES. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER FRIDAY
NIGHT BUT WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE LOW TO MID 20`S WILL STILL BE
POSSIBLE.

SCATTERED SHOWERS RETURN TO THE AREA SUNDAY INTO MONDAY IN ADVANCE
OF ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-091130-
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-
519 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY. A TIGHTENING
PRESSURE GRADIENT BEHIND THE FRONT WILL RESULT IN SUSTAINED WINDS
OF 30-35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS THROUGHOUT THE
DAY. A GALE WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 6:00 AM TODAY THROUGH
6:00 AM FRIDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FOR
THE SAME TIME PERIOD FOR COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
SCATTERED SHOWERS RETURN TO THE AREA SUNDAY INTO MONDAY IN ADVANCE
OF THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

JONES


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