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4:53 PM CDT on April 27, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Pressure 29.77 in
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Overcast 8000 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 1.73 in
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UV 2 out of 12
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Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KOPL 272135Z AUTO 30014G18KT 10SM TS SCT011 BKN014 OVC080 18/17 A2977 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS T01800167

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Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1100 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Overcast 8000 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 1.73 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen 5.90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KOPL 272135Z AUTO 30014G18KT 10SM TS SCT011 BKN014 OVC080 18/17 A2977 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS T01800167

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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


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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.