Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
539 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
151130-
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-
539 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

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

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE THIS MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO FORM INTO A
LINE AHEAD OF THIS FRONT. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO
SEVERE AND PRODUCE GUSTY STRAIGHT LINE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40
MPH...SMALL HAIL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL
RATES...DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A VERY COLD AIR MASS IS EXPECTED TO SETTLE OVER THE REGION ON
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING WITH RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES
A REAL POSSIBILITY. SOME TEMPERATURES MAY REACH FREEZING IN THE
USUAL COLD SPOTS OF THE LAKES AREA OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND CENTRAL
LOUISIANA. WITH SOME SPRING PLANTING UNDERWAY...ACTIONS MAY NEED TO
BE TAKEN TO PROTECT SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-151130-
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-
539 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A SHARP COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A LINE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS MAY DEVELOP
AHEAD OF THIS FRONT WITH SOME STRONG STORMS THAT WILL PRODUCE
GUSTY STRAIGHT LINES IN EXCESS OF 30 KNOTS...FREQUENT
LIGHTNING...AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL REDUCING VISIBILITIES BELOW 1 NM.

BEHIND THE FRONT...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL
DEVELOP...WITH THE LIKELIHOOD OF FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE GALE FORCE.
ALSO...THE STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL PUSH WATER AWAY FROM COASTAL
LAKES AND BAYS ALLOWING FOR LOW WATER CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY
DURING LOW TIDE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL PREVAIL INTO TUESDAY...BEFORE DECREASING
ON TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

RUA





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