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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
950 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-051800-
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-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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...
BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...
KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
950 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.NOW...
VERY COLD THIS MORNING WITH RAINS FROM THE COASTAL WATERS UP TO
THE I-10 CORRIDOR. THERE IS A TRANSITION ZONE THAT EXTENDS FROM
SOUTHERN JASPER AND NEWTON COUNTIES ACROSS TO SOUTHERN ST LANDRY
PARISH WHERE FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET COULD FALL OVER THE NEXT
SEVERAL HOURS... NORTH OF THIS LINE. FURTHER TO THE NORTH FROM TYLER
COUNTY EAST INTO BEAUREGARD AND INTO AVOYELLES PARISH WILL SEE A
MIXTURE OF ICE PELLETS...SLEET.. AND MAYBE SOME SNOW. PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TAPERING OFF THROUGH THE LATE MORNING HOURS.

$$







Hazardous Weather Outlook

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.

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
546 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE TODAY AFTER THE PASSAGE A COLD FRONT WHICH MOVED THROUGH OVERNIGHT.

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
060000-
/O.CON.KLCH.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...
BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...
KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
546 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

* TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE WITH THE
  PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT TONIGHT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY
  THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO WEST ROADWAYS AND
  BRIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 20 TO 34 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. WINDS OVER LOCAL
WATERWAYS COULD BE 5 MPH HIGHER THAN OVER LAND. SMALL BOATS WILL
BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

$$

SWEENEY





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