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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
347 PM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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347 PM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms can be expected into the
evening, especially over south central Louisiana. Occasional cloud
to ground lightning and brief heavy down pours will be the main

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Shower and thunderstorm chances will continue to increase late in
the weekend into early next week as a frontal system will approach
the forecast area, and then move across it on late Tuesday. While
severe storms are not anticipated, stronger storms will be
accompanied by occasional to frequent cloud to ground lightning,
gusty winds, and brief heavy downpours. Some drier air may move in
behind the front reducing rain chances from Wednesday into Friday.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


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