Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
342 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-220845-
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-
342 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

A cold front will move across the region late tonight into Sunday,
accompanied by showers and thunderstorms. A few of the thunderstorms
could be strong to severe. In addition to lightning, any
thunderstorms that do become severe will be capable of producing
damaging winds and possibly a tornado.

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

The potential for showers and thunderstorms will continue Sunday
morning, mainly across eastern Acadiana, as the the cold front
continues to exit the area. A few of the thunderstorms could be
strong to severe. In addition to lightning, any thunderstorms that
do become severe will be capable of producing damaging winds and
possibly a tornado.

Otherwise, the potential for hazardous weather through Friday is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed late tonight into Sunday.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-220845-
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-
342 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Small craft should exercise caution over the coastal waters today due
to elevated southeasterly winds in advance of an approaching cold
front.

The cold front will move across the coastal waters tonight into
Sunday, accompanied by showers and thunderstorms. A few of the
thunderstorms could be strong to severe. In addition to lightning,
any thunderstorms that do become severe will be capable of producing
strong winds, locally elevated seas, and possibly a waterspout.

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

The potential for showers and thunderstorms will continue Sunday
morning, mainly across the coastal waters east of Cameron LA, as the
the cold front continues to exit the area. A few of the thunderstorms
could be strong to severe. In addition to lightning, any thunderstorms
that do become severe will be capable of producing strong winds,
locally elevated seas, and possibly a waterspout.

There will be a prolonged period of northerly winds next week which
could result low water conditions behind another cold front expected
to move across the coastal waters late next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed late tonight into Sunday.

$$



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