Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
451 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
271000-
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-
451 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms can be expected across
the Acadiana region early this morning. A few of the storms could
produce wind gusts of 30 to 40 MPH along with frequent cloud to
ground lightning, mainly near the coast. Showers and storms are
expected to move east of the area by mid-morning.

Minor river flooding is expected to continue on the lower
Atchafalaya River near Morgan City and on the Sabine River near
Deweyville.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
A few showers and thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday and
Wednesday. However, no hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-271000-
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-
451 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms are expected along a
cold front as it moves over the coastal waters zones east of
Cameron early this morning. These storms could produce occasional
cloud to water lightning strikes along with wind gusts to around
30 KT.

Moderate northwesterly wind speeds can be expected this morning
behind the front, resulting in exercise caution conditions for
the coastal waters east of Intracoastal City out to 60 NM, as well
as the 20 to 60 NM zones from High Island to Intracoastal City.
Winds are expected to diminish through the afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
An increasing pressure gradient will result in strengthening
southeasterly winds and building seas Monday through Wednesday.
Small Craft Advisories may become necessary by Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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