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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
319 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018  
 
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-  
201500-  
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-  
319 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL  
LOUISIANA, SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA, SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA, WEST  
CENTRAL LOUISIANA, AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.  
   
DAY ONE
 
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT  
 
BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL SUNSET. SOME VERY LIGHT  
PATCHY FOG MAY OCCUR NEAR THE COAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  
 
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE FORECAST AREA ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE  
STALLING OUT JUST NORTH OF THE FORECAST AREA LATE WEDNESDAY INTO  
THURSDAY. COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF GULF MOISTURE WILL RIDE UP AHEAD OF  
THE FRONT WITH WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS  
DEVELOPING. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY OF WHERE THE FRONT  
WILL STALL OUT. HOWEVER, THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WILL  
OCCUR RIGHT ALONG AND BEHIND THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY. THEREFORE,  
UPPER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA WILL HAVE  
AN ELEVATED CHANCE OF SEEING HEAVY RAINFALL COMPARED TO THE  
REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL AVERAGE  
BETWEEN 1 AND 1.5 INCHES OVER UPPER SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND CENTRAL  
LOUISIANA WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THE WEATHER PREDICTION  
CENTER HAS OUTLINED THAT AREA IN A MARGINAL RISK OF SEEING  
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL. THERE WILL ALSO BE A LIGHTNING HAZARD FOR  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING FOR THE  
ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.  
 
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FORECAST AREA LATE SATURDAY  
AND EARLY SUNDAY WITH A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE  
MAIN HAZARDS WITH THE STORMS.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-201500-  
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
319 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF GULF OF MEXICO.  
   
DAY ONE
 
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT  
 
ELEVATED SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT MAINLY  
FOR THE OUTER WATERS WITH SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION HEADLINED.  
ALSO, SOME PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE OVERNIGHT FOR  
THE NEAR SHORE WATERS...AS WELL AS THE COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  
 
MODERATE AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY WITH  
SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION HEADLINED FOR THE OUTER WATERS.  
 
SOUTHERLY FLOW IS FORECAST INTO THE WEEKEND. THERE WILL BE A  
CHANCE OF PATCHY FOG EACH NIGHT INTO THE MORNING HOURS FOR THE  
NEARSHORE WATERS.  
 
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE FORECAST AREA ON WEDNESDAY INTO  
EARLY THURSDAY BEFORE STALLING. THIS FRONT WILL BRING A GOOD  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO  
WATER LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STORMS.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.  
 

 
 
RUA  
 
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