Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
248 PM CDT Fri Jul 19 2019

LAZ029-032-033-043>045-052-053-192115-
Acadia LA-Iberia LA-Lafayette LA-St. Landry LA-Vermilion LA-
Avoyelles LA-Evangeline LA-Upper St. Martin LA-
248 PM CDT Fri Jul 19 2019

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 247 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Branch to Leonville to 6 miles east of
Catahoula. Movement was north at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, Opelousas, Crowley, Catahoula, Eunice, Scott, Breaux
Bridge, Rayne, Carencro, Ville Platte, St. Martinville, Marksville,
Kaplan, Church Point, Mamou, Iota, Krotz Springs, Leonville,
Arnaudville and Melville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 3001 9249 3053 9250 3105 9205 3094 9180
      3086 9182 3071 9173 3056 9176 3051 9173
      3050 9175 3050 9170 3044 9164 3036 9165
      3026 9159 3023 9147 3011 9147 3010 9139
      3007 9137 3006 9134
TIME...MOT...LOC 1947Z 187DEG 11KT 3036 9231 3049 9200 3021 9159

$$

Landreneau


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