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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1218 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Wind advisory in effect...

.A tight pressure gradient across the region will result in
strong and gusty southerly winds through the remainder of the
morning and afternoon..

LAZ041>045-052>055-073-074-220000-
/O.CON.KLCH.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-180222T0000Z/
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-
Including the cities of Lake Charles, Sulphur, Hathaway,
Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Crowley, Rayne,
Branch, Church Point, Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge, Cade,
St. Martinville, Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
Stephensville, Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake, Klondike,
Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, and Rutherford Beach
1218 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...Late morning and afternoon.

* WINDS...Sustained 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 20 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1104 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
221715-
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-
1104 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

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
A cold front will stall near interior southeast Texas and central
Louisiana later today. This front will be the focus for the
possibility of locally heavy rainfall into Thursday. Rainfall
amounts northeast of a Marksville to Beaumont line will average 1
to 2 inches with locally higher amounts likely. These rainfall
amounts may cause some street flooding and ponding of water in low
lying areas. Occasional cloud to ground lightning will also be
possible with the storms over the entire area. A storm or two,
primarily over the Lakes Region of Texas as well as west-central
Louisiana, could be severe this afternoon and tonight with
damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday
The cold front will eventually move into the forecast area over
the weekend, bringing with it another round of showers and a few
thunderstorms. Brief heavy rainfall and occasional cloud to ground
lightning will be the main hazards.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed.


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