Opelousas, LA

5:53 PM CDT on May 24, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Location: Opelousas, LA
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Elev 89 ft 30.55 °N, 92.07 °W | Updated 1 second ago

Thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
75.0 °F
Feels Like 74 °F
N
3.4
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 6.7 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
6:09 AM 8:01 PM
Waxing Crescent, 43% visible
Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Few 7500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9500 ft
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 3.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
SPECI KLFT 242221Z 18007KT 10SM FEW050 FEW075 BKN095 23/22 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB2159E20 TSE08 P0002 T02330217

More Conditions Fewer Conditions

Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Few 7500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9500 ft
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 3.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
SPECI KLFT 242221Z 18007KT 10SM FEW050 FEW075 BKN095 23/22 A2998 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB2159E20 TSE08 P0002 T02330217

More Conditions Fewer Conditions

Nowcast | as of 4:31 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Line of thunderstorms extends from eastern Avoyelles Parish south into the coastal waters east of Intercoastal City. This line is producing gusty winds...cloud to ground lightning... and periods of heavy rainfall. The line is moving eastward while the individual cells ahead and along the line are lifting rapidly northward.

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Tornado Watch
Statement as of 5:51 PM CDT on May 24, 2015


Tornado Watch 204 remains valid until 8 PM CDT this evening for
the following areas

In Louisiana this watch includes 4 parishes

In central Louisiana

St. Landry

In south central Louisiana

Iberia St. Martin St. Mary

This includes the cities of... Bayou Vista... Berwick...
Breaux Bridge... Eunice... Franklin... Morgan City... New Iberia...
Opelousas... Patterson and St. Martinville.




Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 5:28 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northeastern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana...
St. Mary Parish in south central Louisiana...
east central St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...
St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana...

* until 630 PM CDT

* at 527 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated a line of severe
thunderstorms located along a line extending from Lake Pelba to
near Glencoe... and moving east at 15 mph.

* Locations impacted include...
New Iberia... Morgan City... Catahoula... Breaux Bridge... Franklin...
St. Martinville... Patterson... Jeanerette... Berwick... Bayou Vista...
Stephensville... Baldwin... Henderson... Loreauville... Charenton...
Cote Blanche Island... Amelia... Butte La Rose... Lake Pelba and
Atchafalaya National wildlife Refuge.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds... destructive hail...
deadly lightning and very heavy rain. For your protection... move to
an interior room on the lowest floor of your home or business. Heavy
rains flood roads quickly so do not drive into areas where water
covers the Road.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for south central
Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 2952 9121 2952 9143 2963 9140 2954 9149
      2963 9155 2963 9165 2976 9161 2976 9165
      2974 9181 3053 9185 3044 9164 3030 9162
      3023 9148 3010 9146 3004 9122 2998 9126
      2984 9121 2981 9110 2962 9108
time... Mot... loc 2222z 266deg 17kt 3035 9171 2985 9170


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