Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
350 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
202100-
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-
350 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

Minor flooding will continue along portions of the Atchafalaya and
Sabine Rivers. Please refer to the latest River Flood Statement
for more information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Showers and thunderstorms are expected again this weekend with
the approach and passage of a large surface and upper level storm
system. There is some potential for a few strong to severe
thunderstorms with this system. Cooler and drier weather is
expected for Monday through Wednesday of next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-202100-
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-
350 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Elevated offshore winds will continue through tonight into Friday
morning. Small craft should exercise caution with winds near 20
knots and seas 4-6 feet beyond 20 nautical miles. A Small Craft
Advisory is in effect from 10 PM tonight through 7 AM Saturday
for winds of 20 knots with gusts to around 26 knots and seas from
4 to 7 feet.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Winds and seas will slowly subside on Friday. Showers and
thunderstorms will return to the area this weekend with the
approach and passage of a large surface and upper level storm
system. There is some potential for a few strong to severe
thunderstorms with this system.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$


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