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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
322 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION FROM LATE THIS
EVENING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. DENSE FOG WILL DEVELOP
AGAIN TONIGHT AHEAD OF THE FRONT AND ALONG THE INTERSTATE CORRIDOR
TO THE COAST, HOWEVER IT WILL BE MIXED OUT AS THE FRONT PUSHES THROUGH.
STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE BOUNDARY AS A MUCH
COLDER AIR MASS MOVES IN.

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EAST CAMERON-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...
VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY
322 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT. A WIND ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING...DENSE FOG WILL DEVELOP AFTER SUNSET AN LAST THROUGH MID
  NIGHT. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THROUGH 6 PM THURSDAY.

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

* VISIBILITY...DOWN TO ONE QUARTER MILE.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED POSSIBLY MAKING DRIVING
  HAZARDOUS. HIGH WINDS MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO WEST ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
318 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE NEAR SHORE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

...STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING BEHIND A COLD
FRONT PASSAGE...

.A VERY MOIST AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL FREQUENTLY REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO LESS
THAN 1 MILE...WITH REDUCTIONS TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS ALSO
LIKELY. IN AREAS WHERE THE FOG HAS LIFTED THIS AFTERNOON...IT WILL
QUICKLY REFORM BY THIS EVENING. A COLD FRONT PASSAGE MID TO LATE
THURSDAY MORNING WILL BRING AN END TO THE DENSE FOG...BUT WILL RESULT
IN A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW THAT WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

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NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
318 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM
CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM CST
FRIDAY. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST
THURSDAY.

* TIMING...DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. STRONG
  OFFSHORE WINDS DEVELOP BY MID TO LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...FREQUENTLY REDUCED TO 1 MILE OR LESS. REDUCTIONS TO
  ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS ALSO LIKELY AT TIMES. IN AREAS WHERE THE
  FOG HAS LIFTED THIS AFTERNOON...IT WILL QUICKLY REFORM THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

* SEAS: 3 TO 5 FEET...HIGHEST WELL OFFSHORE. BAYS AND COASTAL
  WATERWAYS ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER AREEXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
310 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
CST THURSDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT.
DENSE SEA FOG WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY AND WINDS TO GALE
FORCE WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE FRONT FROM EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH INTO THE EARLY EVENING. TIDES WILL BE RUNNING 1 TO 2 FEET BELOW
NORMAL IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT.

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SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
310 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
CST THURSDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
CST THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY.
A LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY.

* LOW WATER: LEVELS OF 0.0 TO 2.0 -FEET MLLW SHOULD BE EXPECTED
  BETWEEN 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE MILE WITH PERIODS OF ONE QUARTER MILE.

* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
310 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
CST THURSDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT.
DENSE SEA FOG WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY AND WINDS TO GALE
FORCE WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE FRONT FROM EARLY THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH INTO THE EARLY EVENING. TIDES WILL BE RUNNING 1 TO 2 FEET BELOW
NORMAL IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT.

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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-
310 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
CST THURSDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY. A
DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS DENSE FOG ADVISORY
IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM CST THURSDAY. THE
GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS AND SEAS: SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS LATE
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE MILE WITH PERIODS OF ONE QUARTER MILE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS AND IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO
MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE
CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT
IS
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE
SEEK
SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1206 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG WILL REDEVELOP ACROSS COASTAL ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST
FLORIDA THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

.DENSE FOG WILL REDEVELOP ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 10
CORRIDOR THIS EVENING AND PERSIST THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
THE FOG WILL CLEAR ON THURSDAY MORNING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THE AREA.

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/O.NEW.KMOB.FG.Y.0010.150305T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOBILE...TILLMANS CORNER...THEODORE...
DAPHNE...FAIRHOPE...FOLEY...SPANISH FORT
1206 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM CST
THURSDAY.

* VISIBILITY...DENSE FOG WILL REDEVELOP THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY
  ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 10 CORRIDOR. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  FREQUENTLY REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS. THE DENSE FOG WILL
  BEGIN TO CLEAR THURSDAY MORNING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITY WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE
YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

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