Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1009 PM CDT WED MAY 23 2018

LAZ033-043>045-052>054-240445-
Acadia LA-Iberia LA-Lafayette LA-St. Landry LA-Vermilion LA-
Upper St. Martin LA-St. Mary LA-
1009 PM CDT WED MAY 23 2018

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 1009 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Cecilia to Loreauville to near Avery
Island. Movement was west at 20 mph.

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

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, Abbeville, Catahoula, Scott, Breaux
Bridge, Rayne, Carencro, St. Martinville, Jeanerette, Kaplan, Church
Point, Leonville, Arnaudville, Intracoastal City, Avery Island,
Cypremort Point, Broussard and Youngsville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 2971 9184 2970 9186 2975 9188 2982 9182
      2983 9197 2979 9198 2973 9213 2970 9211
      2972 9215 2977 9215 2975 9221 2970 9216
      2970 9229 3048 9227 3051 9174 3044 9164
      3026 9159 3023 9147 3011 9147 3010 9142
TIME...MOT...LOC 0309Z 075DEG 16KT 3039 9185 3004 9172 2985 9197

$$

Landreneau



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