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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
840 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

LAZ027-028-271445-
VERNON LA-RAPIDES LA-
840 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN VERNON AND WESTERN
RAPIDES PARISHES UNTIL 945 AM CDT...

AT 838 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
PRODUCING STRONG WINDS NEAR LACAMP...OR 8 MILES EAST OF SLAGLE...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM.
A WEATHER OBSERVATION FROM FORT POLK AT 829 AM REPORTED A WIND
GUST TO 53 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...BOYCE...LENA...PITKIN...HINESTON...
ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...SLAGLE...LACAMP...KOLIN...
FLATWOODS...PARADISE...HUTTON...CLIFTON...FULLERTON...TIOGA...OTIS...
SIEPER...ELMER AND GARDNER.

LAT...LON 3149 9270 3150 9268 3147 9271 3145 9270
      3145 9268 3140 9269 3139 9263 3143 9243
      3128 9232 3090 9292 3136 9328 3136 9304
      3135 9295 3137 9295 3137 9291 3139 9291
      3139 9289 3142 9287 3142 9285 3152 9272
TIME...MOT...LOC 1338Z 237DEG 28KT 3116 9299

$$

RUA

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
756 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

LAZ034>036-046>049-056-MSZ068-069-271400-
WEST BATON ROUGE-ASSUMPTION-IBERVILLE-POINTE COUPEE-EAST
FELICIANA-EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-WEST FELICIANA-WILKINSON-AMITE-
756 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO THE AREA BY 9 AM CDT...

AT 749 AM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR RUBY TO NEAR MAMOU TO NEAR GRAND CHENIER...AND
MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BATON ROUGE...ZACHARY...BAKER...MORGAN CITY...DENHAM SPRINGS...
GONZALES...DONALDSONVILLE...PLAQUEMINE...PORT ALLEN...NEW ROADS...
JACKSON...ST. FRANCISVILLE...CLINTON...KROTZ SPRINGS...MELVILLE...
LIBERTY...NAPOLEONVILLE...OAK HILLS PLACE...BELLE RIVER AND ST.
GABRIEL.

THESE STORMS WILL REACH THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF POINTE
COUPEE...IBERVILLE...WEST FELICIANA PARISHES..AND WILKINSON COUNTY
BY 9 AM. THE BATON ROUGE METRO AREA COULD SEE IMPACT AS EARLY AS 10
AM. BE ALERT AND AWARE AS WARNINGS ARE ISSUED THROUGH THE MORNING
HOURS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY CAN RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN NEW ORLEANS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.

LAT...LON 3098 9180 3103 9157 3113 9163 3132 9146
      3135 9076 3072 9084 3058 9099 3040 9097
      3034 9087 3007 9096 2984 9092 2963 9108
      2964 9108 2996 9125 3004 9122 3011 9147
      3023 9148 3026 9159 3044 9164 3050 9175
TIME...MOT...LOC 1249Z 250DEG 65KT 3123 9229 3062 9236 2984 9301
$$

MJH

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