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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
925 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM
CST FRIDAY...

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST
FRIDAY...

.TEMPERATURES ARE ALREADY AT THE FREEZING MARK IN PARTS OF
CENTRAL LOUISIANA...AND WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA
OVERNIGHT AS THE COLD RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES IN.

LAZ027>033-043>045-TXZ180-259-260-061200-
/O.EXT.KLCH.HZ.W.0002.150306T0400Z-150306T1500Z/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-TYLER-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...
JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON
925 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...HARD FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...22 TO 27 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW TO MID 20S WILL KILL
  SENSITIVE VEGETATION AND POSE A RISK TO ANIMALS AND PLUMBING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS TEMPERATURES OF 25 DEGREES OR LOWER
ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS
AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION...POSE A HEALTH RISK TO PETS...AND
MAY CAUSE EXPOSED PLUMBING TO FREEZE. RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO
TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT PLANTS...PETS...AND PIPES.

&&

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