Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
920 AM CDT SAT APR 14 2018

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA
  out 20 NM...

* Until 945 AM CDT.

* At 919 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located over Eugene Island 53, or 16 nm southwest
  of Atchafalaya Bay, moving east-northeast at 35 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
           hazardous seas.

* Locations impacted include...
  Eugene Island 57, Eugene Island 63, Eugene Island 42 and Eugene
  Island 53.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

&&

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 200 PM CDT for south central
Louisiana.

LAT...LON 2933 9128 2931 9130 2931 9134 2924 9126
      2921 9126 2915 9162 2925 9166 2937 9139
      2936 9138 2937 9138 2935 9136 2937 9136
      2937 9137 2942 9126 2934 9123 2937 9125
      2936 9127 2932 9122
TIME...MOT...LOC 1419Z 249DEG 37KT 2922 9158

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...<34KTS

$$

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