740  
WUUS54 KLCH 141341  
SVRLCH  
LAC045-099-101-141445-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.SV.W.0038.180414T1341Z-180414T1445Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
841 AM CDT SAT APR 14 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTHEASTERN IBERIA PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
ST. MARY PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
SOUTHEASTERN ST. MARTIN PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 945 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 840 AM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES WEST OF PIERRE PART TO 8 MILES EAST OF BURNS  
POINT, MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE  
TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MORGAN CITY, FRANKLIN, PATTERSON, JEANERETTE, BERWICK, BAYOU VISTA,  
STEPHENSVILLE, BURNS POINT, BALDWIN, ELLERSLIE, PATTERSON MEMORIAL  
AIRPORT, CHARENTON, AMELIA AND CENTERVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY  
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO, GO AT ONCE INTO A  
SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL  
LOUISIANA.  
 
LAT...LON 2961 9118 2955 9128 2948 9128 2953 9143  
2955 9141 2952 9155 2955 9152 2962 9155  
2963 9165 2975 9160 2974 9163 3008 9158  
3010 9139 3006 9137 3004 9123 2998 9126  
2986 9120 2980 9109 2964 9111 2963 9108  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1340Z 261DEG 43KT 2996 9132 2958 9139  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
RACKLEY  
 
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