887  
FLUS44 KLCH 171018  
HWOLCH  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
518 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-  
181030-  
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-  
518 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
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  
PATCHY LIGHT DRIZZLE AND FOG CAN BE EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING.  
A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS, AS WELL AS PATCHY DRIZZLE, WILL BE  
POSSIBLE THROUGH THE DAY WITH RAIN CHANCES DIMINISHING THIS  
EVENING.  
 
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN IS EXPECTED FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY AS  
ANOTHER FRONT MOVES INTO THE REGION. AT THIS TIME, ANY  
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP ARE EXPECTED TO BE CONFINED TO COASTAL  
PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORMS, BUT SEVERE  
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-181030-  
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-  
518 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF GULF OF MEXICO.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES OVER THE GULF WATERS WEST OF  
INTRACOASTAL CITY FOR GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS TODAY. THE SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY WILL EXTEND TO THE ENTIRE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AS WINDS  
STRENGTHEN AND SPREAD OVER THE WATERS.  
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE  
MAINLY OVER THE COASTAL WATERS EAST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY TODAY.  
OTHER THAN AN OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKE, STORMS  
ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS COULD PERSIST INTO THURSDAY, POSSIBLY  
REQUIRING AN EXTENSION OF THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY OVER THE  
COASTAL WATERS. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE FRIDAY AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT  
APPROACHES THE AREA. STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY  
NIGHT BEHIND THIS COLD FRONT.  
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE ALMOST EVERY DAY THROUGH THE  
FORECAST PERIOD. SOME ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE  
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY, WITH OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING  
STRIKES THE PRIMARY HAZARD. THE PROBABILITY OF SEVERE  
THUNDERSTORMS IS VERY LOW.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.  
 

 
 
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