Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
457 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
241100-
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-
457 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday
Rain chances will return by Friday as moisture and lift increase
ahead of the next cold front. The front will move into the area
Saturday, bringing a decent chance for showers and a few
thunderstorms. At this time, severe weather is not anticipated.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-241100-
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-
457 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
A Small Craft Advisory is in effect over the coastal waters beyond
20 NM south of the lower Atchafalaya River, with Exercise Caution
over the waters beyond 20 NM from Cameron to Intracoastal City,
due to strong northerly winds. Winds are expected to diminish by
mid-morning, and both hazards will expire by 9 AM CST.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday
Moderate north to northeast winds will continue through Wednesday,
and exercise caution conditions will be possible at times,
especially over the outer coastal waters.

A cold front will bring a decent chance for showers and a few
thunderstorms from Friday night through Saturday night. Locally
higher winds and seas will accompany the storms, along with
occasional cloud to water lightning.

In addition, an area of low pressure developing over the northern
Gulf could produce elevated winds over the eastern coastal waters
zones on Saturday. The low and cold front will move east of the
area on Sunday, with strong offshore flow developing. Small Craft
Advisories may be required.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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