614  
WUUS54 KLCH 162204  
SVRLCH  
LAC001-055-097-099-162245-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.SV.W.0041.180516T2204Z-180516T2245Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
504 PM CDT WED MAY 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
LAFAYETTE PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
NORTHEASTERN ACADIA PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
WEST CENTRAL ST. MARTIN PARISH IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
SOUTH CENTRAL ST. LANDRY PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 545 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 504 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CANKTON, OR  
NEAR CHURCH POINT, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.  
 
IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE  
TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LAFAYETTE, SCOTT, BREAUX BRIDGE, RAYNE, CARENCRO, ST. MARTINVILLE,  
CHURCH POINT, BROUSSARD, YOUNGSVILLE, SUNSET, DUSON, CANKTON, CADE,  
MIRE, BRANCH, PARKS AND MILTON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3016 9174 3007 9190 3007 9195 3003 9197  
3007 9206 3012 9209 3013 9209 3012 9211  
3035 9231 3047 9215  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2204Z 319DEG 24KT 3035 9217  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
WARTHEN  
 
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