Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
745 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS CONTINUING THIS EVENING...

.A VIGOROUS SURFACE LOW MOVING UP THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS COASTLINE
WILL MOVE OUT INTO THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO AND BRING WITH IT
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED.
WINDS WILL DECREASE AROUND MIDNIGHT AS THE SURFACE LOW MOVES OFF
TO THE EAST.

LAZ041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ215-216-230600-
/O.CON.KLCH.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150123T0600Z/
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...
LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...
KAPLAN...NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...
BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...
CAMERON...GRAND CHENIER...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...
VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY
745 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* TIMING...ELEVATED WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

* WINDS...20 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH FROM THE INTERSTATE
  10 CORRIDOR TO THE COAST.

* IMPACTS...STRONG EAST AND THEN NORTHERLY WINDS WILL AFFECT
  VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG ROADWAYS MAKING TWO HANDED DRIVING A
  MUST. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SUCH AS RV`S...MOTORHOMES...AND
  TRAILER RIGS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND BE PREPARED FOR STRONG WIND
  GUSTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 20 TO 34 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. WINDS OVER LOCAL
WATERWAYS COULD BE 5 MPH HIGHER THAN OVER LAND. SMALL BOATS WILL
BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

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