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FLUS44 KLCH 152048  
HWOLCH  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
348 PM CDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-  
162100-  
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-  
348 PM CDT MON OCT 15 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  
 
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE  
THROUGH TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO SLOWLY PUSH THROUGH  
THE AREA. THE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS VERY LOW, BUT  
STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF GUSTY WINDS, SMALL HAIL, AND  
FREQUENT LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS WILL LINGER INTO MID-WEEK AS A  
WARM MOIST FLOW ALOFT OVERRIDES THE COOLER SURFACE AIR. HIGHER  
RAIN CHANCES RETURN FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT  
APPROACHES, THEN CROSSES THE AREA. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-162100-  
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-  
348 PM CDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF GULF OF MEXICO.  
   
DAY ONE
 
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT  
 
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE  
THROUGH TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO SLOWLY PUSH THROUGH  
THE AREA. THE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS VERY LOW, BUT  
STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF GUSTY WINDS, SMALL HAIL, AND  
FREQUENT LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
GUSTY NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT, WHICH IS EXPECTED  
STALL OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE  
IN EFFECT OR WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF WATERS WEST OF  
INTRACOASTAL CITY. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION OVER SABINE  
AND CALCASIEU LAKES.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ON TUESDAY WITH  
THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY STALLED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS.  
 
THE FRONT WILL BE DRIVEN FURTHER OFFSHORE TUESDAY NIGHT BY HIGH  
PRESSURE DROPPING FROM THE PLAINS INTO THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER  
VALLEY, WHICH WILL RESULT IN INCREASING NORTH WINDS ACROSS ALL OF  
THE COASTAL WATERS. WINDS WILL RELAX AND BECOME SOUTHERLY ON  
FRIDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT FORECAST TO BRING STRONG NORTH  
WINDS ON SATURDAY.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.  
 

 
 
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