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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
523 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

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523 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

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
Patchy fog across portions of southeast Texas and central
Louisiana this morning will have the potential to reduce
visibilities to less than a mile in some locations. The fog will
dissipate by mid morning.

An upper level low will approach the area this evening into
tonight bringing widespread showers and a few thunderstorms. Some
of these storms will have the potential to produce heavy rainfall.
Widespread rainfall totals of around an inch can be expected with
local amounts of up to two inches possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday
Showers with a few embedded thunderstorms will be ongoing Sunday
morning. Some of these storms will have the potential to produce
heavy rainfall. A few storms may become strong to severe with
damaging winds and one or two weak tornados possible Sunday
afternoon and again during the day Monday.

A series of upper level troughs will move across the area Monday
through Friday bringing several days of widespread rainfall.
Widespread rainfall totals of 3 to 4 inches can be expected over
the five day period with up to 8 inches possible in localized

Spotter activation may be requested Sunday afternoon or Monday.


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