598  
WWUS84 KLCH 130018  
SPSLCH  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
718 PM CDT SUN AUG 12 2018  
 
LAZ029-130045-  
AVOYELLES LA-  
718 PM CDT SUN AUG 12 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN AVOYELLES PARISH UNTIL  
745 PM CDT...  
 
AT 718 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
BIG BEND, OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF BORDELONVILLE, MOVING EAST AT 30  
MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SIMMESPORT, BORDELONVILLE, BIG BEND AND LAKE OPHELIA NATIONAL  
WILDLIFE REFUGE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3123 9179 3120 9173 3121 9170 3118 9168  
3114 9172 3110 9170 3109 9172 3105 9172  
3098 9180 3095 9180 3091 9189 3125 9200  
3125 9199 3123 9199 3122 9198 3125 9196  
3122 9194 3123 9192 3127 9195 3129 9188  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0018Z 247DEG 24KT 3116 9176  
 

 
 
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