Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
319 AM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

LAZ052-053-074-290915-
VERMILION LA-IBERIA LA-EAST CAMERON LA-
319 AM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR VERMILION...IBERIA AND CAMERON
PARISHES UNTIL 415 AM CDT...

AT 312 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 6 MILES SOUTH OF FORKED ISLAND...
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...PECAN ISLAND AND FRESHWATER CITY.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS TO NEAR 40 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 2952 9194 2951 9199 2953 9198 2957 9204
      2957 9216 2954 9223 2959 9262 2969 9293
      2996 9256 2998 9191 2982 9197 2972 9213
      2970 9209 2964 9211 2962 9197 2964 9184
      2956 9169 2947 9182

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