weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
306 PM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018

...STRONG ONSHORE WINDS AND HIGH SEAS INTO MONDAY... .Surface
high pressure over the southeast US will interact with a tropical
wave moving toward the Texas coast, which will cause the pressure
gradient to remain tight over the northwestern Gulf of Mexico.
The result will be continued elevated winds and higher seas. Wind
and wave conditions will begin to improve tonight as the tropical
wave moves into Texas.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-191100-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-180619T1100Z/
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-
306 PM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...20 to 25 knots gusting to 35 knots.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 to 8 feet near shore and 8 to 12 feet offshore.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
520 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
201100-
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-
520 AM CDT Tue Jun 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...Today and Tonight

Showers and a few thunderstorms associated with an area of
disturbed weather over the far western Gulf of Mexico will
continue to develop and spread inland across the region into
tonight, especially across Southeast Texas. With additional
rainfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches expected today, after
rainfall amounts of 5 to 8 inches reported yesterday, a Flash
Flood Watch has been issued for Jefferson and Orange Counties for
today. Please stay alert for any warnings issued through the
morning and afternoon hours if you live in these areas. Elsewhere,
brief heavy rains will be possible which could lead to some minor
street flooding in poor drainage or urban areas. Shower coverage
is expected to diminish tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Rain chances will gradually decrease through the middle and
latter parts of the week as we return to a more summer-like
pattern.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected to be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
520 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-201100-
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-
520 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Small craft advisory conditions over the coastal waters early this
morning are expected to improve gradually through the day as the
tropical wave impacting the western Gulf of Mexico approaches the
lower Texas coast.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Light to moderate onshore flow, along with scattered showers and
thunderstorms are expected through mid-week before a more summer-
like pattern with mainly light southerly winds and widely
scattered convection returns for late in the week and the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

25

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
503 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-201015-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-
Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-
Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-
Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
503 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest
Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms can be expected
today, mainly along and south of Interstate 20. No widespread
organized hazardous weather is expected. However, some storms
could produce gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be possible throughout
all of this work week, as a disturbance in the western Gulf of
Mexico brings increased tropical moisture to the region. While a
couple of thunderstorms could be strong, widespread organized
severe weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio
operators, and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.

$$

12

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
421 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-192130-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-
East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-St. Tammany-Iberville-
West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-Assumption-
St. James-St. John The Baptist-Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-
Upper Jefferson-Orleans-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
421 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Numerous showers and thunderstorms today could become strong and
produce gusty winds, frequent lightning, and locally heavy
rainfall.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected each day through
the period. A few of the storms storms could become strong and
produce gusty winds, frequent lightning, and locally heavy
rainfall.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE