Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
618 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
061230-
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-
618 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT.
A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT AS WELL AS A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
FOR ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AROUND FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH FROM
THE LAKES AREA OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS THROUGH NORTHERN PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL LOUISIANA UNTIL NOON DUE TO A WINTRY MIX OF LIGHT RAIN,
SLEET AND PERIODS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. A HARD FREEZE IS
EXPECTED FOR CENTRAL LOUISIANA TONIGHT. WIND CHILLS WILL APPROACH
THE 13 DEGREE ADVISORY CRITERIA FOR CENTRAL LOUISIANA LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ANOTHER HARD FREEZE IS POSSIBLE FOR CENTRAL LOUISIANA FRIDAY NIGHT.

RAIN MOVES BACK INTO THE AREA SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FOR WINTRY PRECIP ACCUMULATION REPORTS.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-061230-
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-
618 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR TODAY ALONG WITH A LOW WATER ADVISORY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED FOR TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NORTHEAST WINDS LOOK TO INCREASE TO ADVISORY LEVELS LATE MONDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY IN RESPONSE TO A LOW IN THE WESTERN GULF.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

SWEENEY




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