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4:29 PM CDT on April 27, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Pressure 29.68 in
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Clouds Scattered Clouds 1600 ft
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Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 1.29 in
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UV 4 out of 12
Pollen 5.90 out of 12
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Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KARA 272103Z 05011KT 10SM SCT016 BKN060 23/19 A2968 RMK AO2 T02280189 $

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Pressure 29.68 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 1.29 in
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UV 4 out of 12
Pollen 5.90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KARA 272103Z 05011KT 10SM SCT016 BKN060 23/19 A2968 RMK AO2 T02280189 $

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 4:24 PM CDT on April 27, 2015

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southwestern St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...
northwestern St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana...
north central Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana...
northeastern Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* until 500 PM CDT

* at 423 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm
capable of producing quarter size hail. This storm was located over
Mowata... or near Eunice... and moving east at 45 mph.

* Locations impacted include...
Lafayette... Opelousas... Church Point... sunset... Grand Coteau...
Cankton... branch... Lawtell... Mowata... Richard and Maxie.

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.

This storm has a history of producing large hail. Seek shelter now
inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows.


Lat... Lon 3030 9242 3043 9249 3056 9208 3034 9196
time... Mot... loc 2123z 254deg 38kt 3039 9239


Sweeney


359 PM CDT Mon Apr 27 2015

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northeastern St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...
south central Avoyelles Parish in central Louisiana...

* until 430 PM CDT

* at 359 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm
capable of producing quarter size hail. This storm was located over
Big Cane... or near Palmetto... and moving east at 35 mph.

* Locations impacted include...
Melville... Palmetto... Bayou Current... Big Cane... Goudeau and
Lebeau.

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.


Lat... Lon 3066 9174 3067 9205 3090 9206 3092 9180
      3086 9180 3086 9182 3084 9180 3081 9181
      3079 9178 3078 9176 3074 9176 3071 9173
      3067 9173
time... Mot... loc 2059z 268deg 32kt 3079 9197


Rua



343 PM CDT Mon Apr 27 2015

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northeastern Jefferson Davis Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
west central St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana...
southwestern Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana...
northwestern Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana...
southeastern Allen Parish in southwestern Louisiana...

* until 430 PM CDT

* at 343 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm
capable of producing quarter size hail. This storm was located over
Kinder... and moving east at 45 mph.

* Locations impacted include...
Eunice... Mamou... Kinder... Basile... Oberlin... Elton... Fenton...
Reddell... Harmony... Pine Island... Bond... Duralde and LeBlanc.

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.


Lat... Lon 3047 9236 3029 9293 3060 9298 3064 9298
      3075 9243
time... Mot... loc 2043z 253deg 38kt 3045 9288


Rua



Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:52 PM CDT on April 27, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Louisiana and Texas... including the following
areas... in Louisiana... Acadia... Allen... Avoyelles...
Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron... Evangeline... Iberia...
Jefferson Davis... Lafayette... lower St. Martin... Rapides... St.
Landry... St. Mary... upper St. Martin... Vermilion... Vernon and
West Cameron. In Texas... Hardin... Jefferson... northern
Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper... southern
Newton and Tyler.

* Through Tuesday morning

* numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
through Monday across the area. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2
inches are expected with locally higher amounts of 3 to 4 inches
possible.

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.