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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
525 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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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-
525 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 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
Looking for showers and thunderstorms to develop this afternoon
continuing into this evening before dissipating. A cold front
moving through southern Arkansas is expected to move into
Louisiana making the coast around sunrise tomorrow.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday
Thursday will see a return of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
The real change to our weather is Harvey which is in the Bay of
Campeche. The Hurricane Center expects Harvey to reform back into
a cyclone moving off to the northwest and guidance is suggesting
the storm will make landfall along the central Texas coast by
late Friday The system is expected to stall before moving towards
southeast Texas and into southern Louisiana. This is expected to
produce heavy rains over the weekend and into Monday. Rains are
expected to produce flooding in locations across the region. Five
to eight inches of rain is expected with some locations receiving
higher amounts.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
525 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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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-
525 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Southeast winds today with seas from one to two feet. A cold
front is expected to move into southern Louisiana towards sunrise
tomorrow.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday
But the real player will be the redevelopment of Harvey.
As a result looking for showers and thunderstorms...winds will be
strong and gusty with seas building. These conditions will persist
through the weekend and into Monday before tapering back on
Tuesday into Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1154 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-
Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-
Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-
Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
1154 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest
Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible areawide
today. Some of these storms could produce gusty winds, frequent
lightning, and heavy downpours. No other hazardous weather is
expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday...

Thunderstorms will continue to shift well south of I-20 for
Thursday, but begin to lift back northward on Friday. Meanwhile,
Tropical Depression Harvey will continue to strengthen and make
landfall along the Texas Coastal Bend by Friday night. Harvey is
modeled to move northeastward into East Texas and South Louisiana
this weekend into next week. At this time, rainfall amounts of
six to ten inches are expected across portions of Deep East Texas
and adjacent Central Louisiana, with isolated higher amounts
possible. Lesser amounts are expected further north in our area.
If these rainfall amounts pan out, flash flooding as well as river
flooding will be likely. However, uncertainty is high with this
forecast, and adjustments to rainfall amounts and timing are
likely over the next few days.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio
operators and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
1129 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-
East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-St. Tammany-Iberville-
West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-Assumption-
St. James-St. John The Baptist-Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-
Upper Jefferson-Orleans-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
1129 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected today. A few
storms could become strong producing gusty winds, frequent
lightning and heavy downpours that could result in localized
street flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Tropical Depression Harvey is expected to strengthen to a tropical
storm and move from the southwestern Gulf of Mexico towards the
Texas coast on Friday. There is the potential for a prolonged
heavy rainfall event as well as gusty winds and high tide impacts
possibly starting by the weekend. Please remain attentive to the
future progress, forecasts and advisories from the National
Hurricane Center regarding this system.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not requested at this time, but activation
could occur this weekend or early next week.

$$

TD

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
539 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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227-235>238-241045-
Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
Colorado-Fort Bend-Galveston-Galveston Bay-Grimes-Harris-Houston-
Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda-Matagorda Bay-Montgomery-Polk-
San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
Wharton-
539 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The National Hurricane Center is continuing to monitor the remnants
of tropical system Harvey, which is currently located over the
eastern Bay of Campeche, and is expected to move northwestward
over the western Gulf of Mexico. Environmental conditions are
favorable for development, and a tropical depression or tropical
storm is very likely to form today or tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

The tropical system will move into the northwestern Gulf of
Mexico on Friday, and possibly slow down over the region. A slow
moving tropical system such as this can produce copious tropical
rainfall amounts. In the past, slow moving tropical systems have
produced amounts in excess of 20 inches leading to widespread
dangerous flooding. Tropical storm to hurricane force winds could
be possible, as well as tornadoes and storm surge. High tides
along the upper Texas Coast will likely cause impacts from
dangerous rip currents to storm surge flooding. The range of
possibilities with storm surge are varied given the highly
uncertain track of this system. Evacuations may be possible.

Marine impacts will include high winds and large dangerous seas
possible by Friday again depending on the strength and track of
the system.

Persons in Southeast Texas should be monitoring the weather
closely.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is likely at some point between Thursday night
and Monday.

$$

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