Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
227 PM CDT FRI MAY 25 2018

LAZ033-044-045-252000-
Lafayette LA-St. Landry LA-Upper St. Martin LA-
227 PM CDT FRI MAY 25 2018

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 227 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Arnaudville, moving northwest at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, Opelousas, Leonville, Arnaudville, Sunset, Port Barre,
Washington and Grand Coteau.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

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LAT...LON 3030 9196 3041 9218 3044 9218 3044 9224
      3065 9203 3043 9183
TIME...MOT...LOC 1927Z 131DEG 12KT 3042 9196

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