515  
WWUS74 KLCH 292105  
NPWLCH  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
405 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
.A TIGHT GRADIENT BETWEEN SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EAST OF FLORIDA  
AND AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVING  
THROUGH THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL RESULT IN STRONG SOUTH WINDS  
FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON WITH SUSTAINED WINDS BETWEEN  
20 AND 25 MPH. IN ADDITION, A BELT OF STRONG WINDS WITHIN A FEW  
THOUSAND FEET OF THE SURFACE WILL RESULT IN GUSTS OCCASIONALLY  
OVER 35 MPH, ESPECIALLY OVER THE COASTAL COUNTIES AND PARISHES.  
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SUBSIDE EARLY THIS EVENING, BUT COULD REMAIN  
ELEVATED NEAR THE IMMEDIATE COAST THROUGH MID EVENING.  
 
LAZ031>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ215-216-292300-  
/O.CON.KLCH.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170329T2300Z/  
ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-  
LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-  
LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF 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, BEAUMONT, SABINE PASS, SEA RIM STATE PARK,  
ORANGE, VIDOR, AND BRIDGE CITY  
405 PM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS OVER COASTAL SOUTHEAST  
TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA ARE EXPECTED TO SUBSIDE BY EARLY  
EVENING.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS TO BETWEEN 35 AND  
40 MPH.  
 
* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE  
VEHICLES, ESPECIALLY ON EAST-WEST AND ELEVATED ROADWAYS. LOOSE  
LAWN OBJECTS ALONG WITH TRASH CANS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.  
 
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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