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Tornado Watch

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 204
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
336 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

LAC001-009-039-045-055-079-097-099-101-113-250100-
/O.CON.KLCH.TO.A.0204.000000T0000Z-150525T0100Z/

TORNADO WATCH 204 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN LOUISIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 PARISHES

IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA

AVOYELLES             EVANGELINE            RAPIDES
ST. LANDRY

IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA

IBERIA                LAFAYETTE             ST. MARTIN
ST. MARY

IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA

ACADIA                VERMILION

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ABBEVILLE...ALEXANDRIA...
BAYOU VISTA...BERWICK...BREAUX BRIDGE...BUNKIE...CHURCH POINT...
COTTONPORT...CROWLEY...EUNICE...FRANKLIN...KAPLAN...LAFAYETTE...
MAMOU...MANSURA...MARKSVILLE...MORGAN CITY...NEW IBERIA...
OPELOUSAS...PATTERSON...PINEVILLE...RAYNE...SIMMESPORT...
ST. MARTINVILLE AND VILLE PLATTE.

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
225 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

GMZ435-452-455-472-475-LAZ028-029-031>033-042>045-052>055-074-
242200-
VERMILION BAY-
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  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-
IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-EAST CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...
BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...MANSURA...OAKDALE...KINDER...
VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...JENNINGS...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...CAMERON
225 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.NOW...
LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDS FROM WESTERN RAPIDES PARISH SOUTH
INTO THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF THE ROCKEFELLER WILDLIFE REFUGE.
THIS LINE IS PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...
AND PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL. THE LINE IS MOVING EASTWARD WHILE
THE INDIVIDUAL CELLS AHEAD AND ALONG THE LINE ARE LIFTING RAPIDLY
NORTHWARD.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
459 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
251000-
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-
459 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA...EAST CENTRAL TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD THIS MORNING AS
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVE ACROSS THE REGION. GUSTY WINDS
AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL MAY OCCUR IN CENTRAL AND WESTERN
LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS AS THIS LINE OF STORMS MOVES
THROUGH. A BRIEF BREAK FROM THE RAINFALL MAY OCCUR IN THE LATE
AFTERNOON OR EVENING, HOWEVER MORE SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE
EXPECTED TONIGHT. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER TODAY,
HOWEVER THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE FLOODING FROM HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

POTENTIALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OCCUR AGAIN MONDAY INTO TUESDAY
MORNING WITH A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE
AREA THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. GUSTY WINDS MAY ALSO ACCOMPANY SOME
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE WEEK.

SCATTERED MAINLY AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT FLOODING OR ANY SEVERE WEATHER.

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