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FLUS44 KLCH 291118  
HWOLCH  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
618 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-  
301130-  
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-  
618 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL  
LOUISIANA, SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA, SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA, WEST  
CENTRAL LOUISIANA, AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
THERE IS A SLIGHT TO ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TODAY  
AND TONIGHT. WHILE UNCERTAINTY EXISTS WITH THE EXACT TIMING AND  
EVOLUTION, SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO  
DEVELOP OR SPREAD INTO EAST TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON, WITH ACTIVITY  
CONTINUING TO SPREAD EAST INTO LOUISIANA TONIGHT. ALL MODES OF  
SEVERE WEATHER ARE POSSIBLE, WHICH INCLUDES TORNADOES, DAMAGING  
WINDS, AND LARGE HAIL.  
 
SOUTH WINDS ARE FORECAST TO INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY THIS  
AFTERNOON ACROSS AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-10 AND OVER  
PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL LOUISIANA. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR  
THESE AREAS FROM NOON THROUGH 6 PM, AND MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED  
FURTHER IN TIME FOR AREAS NEAR THE COAST.  
 
ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION SATURDAY  
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. CONSIDERABLE VARIABILITY IS PRESENT  
IN MODEL GUIDANCE AT THIS TIME, BUT IT APPEARS THAT AT LEAST SOME  
SEVERE WEATHER AND/OR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL RISK WILL ACCOMPANY  
THIS SYSTEM AS WELL.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
 
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER EAST CENTRAL AND  
SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA EARLY THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE PUSHING  
ACROSS THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AS A COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE  
AREA. SEVERE WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS  
ACTIVITY.  
 
ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION SATURDAY  
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. CONSIDERABLE VARIABILITY IS PRESENT  
IN MODEL GUIDANCE AT THIS TIME, BUT IT APPEARS THAT AT LEAST SOME  
SEVERE WEATHER AND/OR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL RISK WILL ACCOMPANY  
THIS SYSTEM AS WELL.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-301130-  
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-  
618 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF GULF OF MEXICO.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
GUSTY SOUTH WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY,  
AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT TODAY AND INTO THIS  
EVENING. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE FROM WEST TO EAST  
TONIGHT. IN ADDITION, AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM CROSSING THE  
REGION WILL BRING A RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON  
AND TONIGHT. ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
 
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE GULF WATERS INTO  
THURSDAY MORNING, PUSHING EAST OF THE AREA BY AFTERNOON AS A COLD  
FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE AREA. SEVERE WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TO BE  
POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY.  
 
ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION SATURDAY  
NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. CONSIDERABLE VARIABILITY IS PRESENT IN  
MODEL GUIDANCE AT THIS TIME, BUT IT APPEARS THAT AT LEAST SOME  
SEVERE WEATHER AND/OR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL RISK WILL ACCOMPANY  
THIS SYSTEM AS WELL.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.  
 

 
 
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