187  
WUUS54 KLCH 290211  
SVRLCH  
LAC001-003-009-039-079-097-290315-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.SV.W.0121.170529T0211Z-170529T0315Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
911 PM CDT SUN MAY 28 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
EVANGELINE PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
NORTHEASTERN ACADIA PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
ST. LANDRY PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...  
NORTHEASTERN ALLEN PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
 
* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT  
 
* AT 910 PM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM HOLLOWAY TO NEAR TURKEY CREEK TO 6 MILES EAST OF  
MITTIE, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ALEXANDRIA, OPELOUSAS, PINEVILLE, EUNICE, OAKDALE, VILLE PLATTE,  
MARKSVILLE, CHURCH POINT, BUNKIE, MAMOU, SIMMESPORT, GLENMORA,  
LEONVILLE, MELVILLE, MOREAUVILLE, CHENEYVILLE, ELIZABETH, TURKEY  
CREEK, PALMETTO AND BORDELONVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE  
SHOULD MOVE IMMEDIATELY TO SHELTER INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING. STAY  
AWAY FROM WINDOWS.  
 
INTENSE THUNDERSTORM LINES CAN PRODUCE BRIEF TORNADOES AND WIDESPREAD  
SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY  
LIKELY, IT IS BEST TO MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF  
A BUILDING. THESE STORMS MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT  
PROPERTY DAMAGE.  
 
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.  
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN  
HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3133 9208 3132 9200 3122 9199 3123 9192  
3127 9195 3130 9191 3119 9168 3114 9172  
3105 9172 3098 9180 3086 9182 3071 9173  
3056 9176 3034 9223 3086 9298 3088 9283  
3095 9283 3105 9265 3142 9252 3148 9220  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0210Z 297DEG 35KT 3139 9221 3091 9244 3073 9280  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.88IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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