880  
WUUS54 KLCH 101643  
SVRLCH  
LAC019-023-TXC361-101730-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.SV.W.0001.180210T1643Z-180210T1730Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1043 AM CST SAT FEB 10 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN CAMERON PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
SOUTHWESTERN CALCASIEU PARISH IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...  
SOUTHEASTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS...  
 
* UNTIL 1130 AM CST  
 
* AT 1042 AM CST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BRIDGE CITY,  
MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
PORT ARTHUR, ORANGE, BRIDGE CITY, WEST ORANGE, SABINE NATIONAL  
WILDLIFE AND ORANGEFIELD.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
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. THIS STORM MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT  
PROPERTY DAMAGE.  
 
IF ON OR NEAR SABINE LAKE, GET AWAY FROM THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS  
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER, LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES  
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE  
ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT  
BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2989 9377 2997 9376 2999 9378 2999 9380  
3000 9379 2998 9383 2999 9385 2999 9386  
2997 9384 2997 9385 2998 9386 2998 9390  
3000 9392 3008 9392 3015 9346 2986 9345  
2985 9379  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1642Z 262DEG 22KT 2998 9385  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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