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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
432 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
252200-
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-
432 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A wind advisory remains in effect until 6 pm this evening for
south winds of 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Winds will
diminish this evening.

Showers and thunderstorms will continue this afternoon into
tonight in response to a cold front pushing through the area. Some
of these storms will have the potential to be strong to severe
with damaging winds the primary hazard. Rainfall totals for the
event which will continue through Sunday night are expected to be
in the one to two inch range, with locally higher amounts possible.
This could lead to localized street flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Ongoing showers and thunderstorms associated with a stalled
frontal boundary will continue through the day Sunday before
coming to an end Sunday night into early Monday morning. The
threat for severe weather will continue Sunday morning, but will
gradually diminish through the day. Heavy rainfall will remain a
threat through the day Sunday with localized street flooding
possible.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop once again
Tuesday and Wednesday as increasing moisture returns to the area.
A cold front will move through the area Wednesday night producing
scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms and ushering in
cooler, drier air for the end of the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected tonight or Sunday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
432 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-252200-
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-
432 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Gusty South winds will gradually decrease this evening as a cold
front begins to push into the area. Small craft should exercise
caution over the Gulf waters until midnight. With winds relaxing,
a brief period of patchy sea fog is possible after midnight
tonight into Sunday morning for the nearshore coastal waters west
of Cameron. Showers and thunderstorms will accompany the front
tonight as it nears the coast.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The cold front is expected to stall near or just offshore the
coastline Sunday morning, and remain nearly stationary through the
day Sunday. Showers and thunderstorms will continue through the
day Sunday before coming to an end Monday as the front is finally
driven out of the area. A brief period of light to modest offshore
flow will prevail Monday with winds turning east and then
southeast on Tuesday. South winds will strengthen a bit Wednesday
ahead of another front forecast to cross the coastal waters
Wednesday night, with a light to modest offshore flow behind this
front closing out the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected tonight or Sunday.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
441 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-251400-
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-
441 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms are forecast through this
evening with numerous showers and embedded thunderstorms expected
after midnight. A few strong to marginally severe thunderstorms will
be possible late tonight over portions of south central and east
central Louisiana and south Mississippi, mainly northwest of a line
from Baton Rouge to Tylertown. The main concerns from thunderstorms
will be strong to damaging wind gusts and cloud to ground lightning.
In addition there is a small risk of locally heavy rainfall in the
same locations.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Thunderstorms are possible Sunday afternoon and Sunday night. A few
storms may be strong with strong and damaging wind gusts being the
primary concern. In addition, rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are
expected Sunday and Sunday night with locally higher amounts
possible.

Beyond Sunday, thunderstorms will be possible each day Monday
through Thursday. A few storms may be strong Wednesday and Wednesday
night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not requested at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
242 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

LAZ024-026-MSZ046-049>066-072>074-251200-
Catahoula-Concordia-Kemper-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-
Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Adams-
Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-
Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
242 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northeast
Louisiana, central Mississippi, east central Mississippi, and
south central Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Sunday...

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Tonight through Sunday

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Marginal
TIMING...Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Tonight

Southerly winds will gust up to 30 to 35 mph this afternoon and
evening.

For tonight, a squall line containing the potential for damaging
winds will move across the area, mainly from late evening into
the early morning. Brief, but intense rainfall rates could cause
flash flooding.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday night through Friday...

There is limited threat for flash flooding as another round of
potentially heavy rainfall is expected from late Sunday through
Sunday night.

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.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations may be needed for portions of the region tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1214 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

LAZ005-006-010>014-017>022-TXZ149>153-165>167-251815-
Lincoln-Union-De Soto-Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-
Natchitoches-Winn-Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-Cherokee-Rusk-Panola-
Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
1214 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Louisiana, northwest Louisiana, east Texas and northeast Texas.

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

Widespread thunderstorms, some severe with damaging winds,
tornadoes, and possibly large hail, are expected this afternoon
and evening. This threat will gradually diminish by late tonight.
In addition to the severe threat, heavy rainfall may bring the
possibility of flooding, especially of low lying and poor drainage
areas through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

Additional chances for showers and thunderstorms remain in the
forecast for Sunday afternoon and evening, and this may bring the
possibility of flash flooding once again before coming to an
end late Sunday night.

Storms will return again by Tuesday into Wednesday bringing the
possibility of more flash flooding, river flooding, and severe
thunderstorms to our region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators...and storm spotters will likely be needed through
tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
525 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-251130-
Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend-
Galveston-Grimes-Harris-Houston-Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda-
Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington-
Wharton-
525 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated strong storms are a possible generally north of a
Brenham to Livingston line late this afternoon and evening as a
front moves into the area. Strong winds gusts and small hail would
be the primary threat. Additional shower and thunderstorm
development is expected near the coast overnight as this boundary
stalls. Localized heavy rainfall in a short period of time where
any training stronger cells develop. The primary threat would be
minor street flooding. Otherwise, patchy sea fog will reduce
visibilities at times.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Rain and embedded storms will expand inland during the day Sunday.
Training cells remain a possibility and we will continue to monitory
the possibility for localized heavy rain where any training occurs.
Periods of sea fog, dense at times will continue near the coast
through Saturday night. Otherwise, patchy sea fog will reduce
visibilities at times Sunday, and again Tuesday and Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
525 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-251130-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
Galveston Bay-Matagorda Bay-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
525 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy of sea fog near the coast and bays will continue. Visibility
will be reduced below 1 mile at times.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Outside of scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms, periods
of sea fog will be possible Sunday. A break in the fog is expected
Sunday night and Monday, but looks like a possibility once again
starting Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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