076  
WWUS74 KLCH 202108  
NPWLCH  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
308 PM CST TUE FEB 20 2018  
   
..BREEZY AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS TODAY
 
 
.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE  
SOUTHERN PLAINS AND HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING IN FROM THE WESTERN  
ATLANTIC WILL PRODUCE QUITE BREEZY AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS FOR  
THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON. THESE ELEVATED WINDS WILL DECREASE  
JUST BEFORE SUNSET.  
 
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-  
210000-  
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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-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FORT POLK, PICKERING, LEESVILLE, SLAGLE,  
ALEXANDRIA, PINEVILLE, EFFIE, MARKSVILLE, BUNKIE, COTTONPORT,  
SIMMESPORT, MANSURA, BUNDICK LAKE, DE RIDDER, FIELDS, ORETTA,  
OAKDALE, KINDER, VILLE PLATTE, BEAVER, ST. LANDRY, MAMOU,  
REDDELL, LAWTELL, OPELOUSAS, EUNICE, LAKE CHARLES, SULPHUR,  
HATHAWAY, JENNINGS, TOPSY, ROANOKE, WELSH, LAKE ARTHUR, CROWLEY,  
RAYNE, BRANCH, CHURCH POINT, RICHARD, LAFAYETTE, BREAUX BRIDGE,  
CADE, ST. MARTINVILLE, ABBEVILLE, INTRACOASTAL CITY, MEAUX,  
FORKED ISLAND, KAPLAN, NEW IBERIA, MORGAN CITY, BURNS POINT,  
CENTERVILLE, FRANKLIN, PATTERSON, BERWICK, BAYOU VISTA,  
STEPHENSVILLE, HACKBERRY, JOHNSON BAYOU, GRAND LAKE, KLONDIKE,  
CAMERON, CREOLE, GRAND CHENIER, RUTHERFORD BEACH, TOWN BLUFF,  
FRED, HILLISTER, IVANHOE, SPURGER, WARREN, WOODVILLE, LUMBERTON,  
SILSBEE, BEAUMONT, SABINE PASS, SEA RIM STATE PARK, ORANGE,  
VIDOR, BRIDGE CITY, HOLLY SPRINGS, JASPER, KIRBYVILLE,  
MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, MT. UNION, ROGANVILLE, BURKEVILLE, FARRSVILLE,  
JAMESTOWN, NEWTON, WIERGATE, BLEAKWOOD, CALL, GIST, BUNA,  
EVADALE, AND DEWEYVILLE  
308 PM CST TUE FEB 20 2018  
   
..WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
 
 
* TIMING...NOW THROUGH 6 PM CST.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
 
* IMPACTS...LOOSE LAWN OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND. TRAVEL MAY  
BECOME DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES, ON  
OPEN ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 20 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS  
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH  
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.  
 

 
 

 
 
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