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Dense Fog Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
821 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN THIS EVENING...

.DENSE FOG WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING...INITIALLY NEAR THE COAST
AND THE COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS...THEN GRADUALLY SPREADING INLAND
TOWARD THE I-10 CORRIDOR BY LATE EVENING. VISIBILITY LESS THAN A
QUARTER OF A MILE CAN BE EXPECTED...CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR
TRAVEL ISSUES. THE FOG WILL BEGIN TO LIFT BY LATE WEDNESDAY
MORNING...AS TEMPERATURES INCREASE...HELPING TO LIFT THE FOG INTO
A LOW CLOUD DECK.

LAZ041>045-TXZ216-041400-
/O.CON.KLCH.FG.Y.0010.150304T0300Z-150304T1600Z/
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...
LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ORANGE...VIDOR...
BRIDGE CITY
821 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITY MAKING FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WHEN VISIBILITY CHANGE QUICKLY OVER A
  SHORT DISTANCE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED
TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN... USE YOUR
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
650 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
041300-
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-
650 AM CST TUE MAR 3 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

DENSE FOG THIS MORNING AS A WEAK WARM FRONT LIFTS THROUGH. THERE
COULD BE ADDITIONAL DENSE FOG LATE TONIGHT FOR AREAS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY
190.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
IT NOW LOOKS POSSIBLE FOR SUFFICIENTLY COLD AIR TO MOVE INTO
PLACE FOR A WINTRY MIX. UPDATED THE FORECAST TO INCLUDE THAT
WINTRY MIX LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING FROM THE
LAKES AREA OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS THROUGH NORTHERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AROUND A HUNDREDTH OF INCH LOOKS
POSSIBLE AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FOR WINTRY PRECIP ACCUMULATION REPORTS.


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