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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1109 AM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
..GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL KEEP WIND CHILLS DANGEROUSLY LOW
 
 
.GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. THE  
COMBINATION OF WIND AND EXTREMELY COLD AIR WILL KEEP WIND CHILL  
VALUES IN THE LOWER TEENS FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS.  
 
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-171900-  
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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-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FORT POLK, PICKERING, LEESVILLE, SLAGLE,  
ALEXANDRIA, PINEVILLE, EFFIE, MARKSVILLE, BUNKIE, COTTONPORT,  
SIMMESPORT, MANSURA, BUNDICK LAKE, DE RIDDER, FIELDS, ORETTA,  
OAKDALE, KINDER, VILLE PLATTE, BEAVER, ST. LANDRY, MAMOU,  
REDDELL, LAWTELL, OPELOUSAS, EUNICE, LAKE CHARLES, SULPHUR,  
HATHAWAY, JENNINGS, TOPSY, ROANOKE, WELSH, LAKE ARTHUR, CROWLEY,  
RAYNE, BRANCH, CHURCH POINT, RICHARD, LAFAYETTE, BREAUX BRIDGE,  
CADE, ST. MARTINVILLE, ABBEVILLE, INTRACOASTAL CITY, MEAUX,  
FORKED ISLAND, KAPLAN, NEW IBERIA, MORGAN CITY, BURNS POINT,  
CENTERVILLE, FRANKLIN, PATTERSON, BERWICK, BAYOU VISTA,  
STEPHENSVILLE, HACKBERRY, JOHNSON BAYOU, GRAND LAKE, KLONDIKE,  
CAMERON, CREOLE, GRAND CHENIER, AND RUTHERFORD BEACH  
1109 AM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
..WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
 
   
..WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A WIND  
CHILL ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* TIMING...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY  
AFTERNOON.  
 
* WIND CHILL VALUES...8 TO 13 DEGREES.  
 
* MAIN IMPACT...LOW WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROSTBITE IN AS  
LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES TO EXPOSED SKIN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS  
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN  
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS, MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND  
GLOVES.  
 

 
 

 
 
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TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-  
SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TOWN BLUFF, FRED, HILLISTER, IVANHOE,  
SPURGER, WARREN, WOODVILLE, LUMBERTON, SILSBEE, BEAUMONT,  
SABINE PASS, SEA RIM STATE PARK, ORANGE, VIDOR, BRIDGE CITY,  
HOLLY SPRINGS, JASPER, KIRBYVILLE, MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, MT. UNION,  
ROGANVILLE, BURKEVILLE, FARRSVILLE, JAMESTOWN, NEWTON, WIERGATE,  
BLEAKWOOD, CALL, GIST, BUNA, EVADALE, AND DEWEYVILLE  
1109 AM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
..WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED
 
 
WIND CHILL VALUES HAVE RISEN ABOVE 13 DEGREES F. WINDS ARE  
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO LIGHTEN TODAY, AND WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES  
WILL TREND TOWARD ACTUAL AIR TEMPERATURES.  
 

 
 
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