Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
533 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
181200-
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-
533 AM CST TUE JAN 17 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

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY, MAINLY ACROSS INTERIOR EAST TEXAS INTO CENTRAL LOUISIANA
AS A WEAK FRONT SAGS INTO THE AREA. COVERAGE AND INTENSITY IS
EXPECTED TO DECREASE LATER TODAY AS THE FRONT WEAKENS, BUT RAMP
UP AGAIN LATE TONIGHT. THE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS
VERY LOW, BUT LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ON
WEDNESDAY, SPREADING EAST THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO
THURSDAY AS THE FRONT PUSHES EAST THROUGH THE AREA. AT THIS TIME,
THE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS VERY LOW, THOUGH
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE. A BREAK IN RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED FRIDAY BEFORE ACTIVITY BEGINS TO INCREASE AGAIN FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS ANOTHER PAIR OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES
APPROACH AND TRAVERSE THE REGION. THE LATTER OF THE TWO IS
FORECAST TO BE RATHER POTENT, AND COULD POSE A RISK OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-181200-
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-
533 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY SEA FOG WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEARSHORE
WATERS AND COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY AND TONIGHT AS A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY SAGS INTO THE AREA.
NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN NORTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS,
BEFORE FINALLY PUSHING THROUGH ON THURSDAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE UNTIL THEN, WITH MORE
WIDESPREAD ACTIVITY EXPECTED ON THURSDAY. WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT
WILL REMAIN SOUTHERLY, HOWEVER, AND ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED BY FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO
SATURDAY. A STRONGER FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH THE
COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY, WITH STRONG AND GUSTY
WEST WINDS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN ITS WAKE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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