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Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 9:24 AM CDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Special Weather Statement...

At 924 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 18 miles south of Rockefeller wildlife range to
near Batchelor. Movement was south at 60 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, Crowley, Abbeville, Catahoula,
Scott, Breaux Bridge, Rayne, Franklin, Carencro, St. Martinville,
Jeanerette, Kaplan, Church Point, Gueydan, Krotz Springs, Leonville,
Arnaudville and Melville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 2962 9202 2962 9204 2960 9207 2956 9201
      2959 9213 2953 9231 2974 9305 3079 9178
      3069 9173 3050 9175 3044 9164 3031 9162
      3021 9149 3011 9147 3006 9135 2974 9161
      2976 9170 2971 9185 2957 9175 2948 9183
time... Mot... loc 1424z 340deg 53kt 2941 9281 3081 9166


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924 am CDT sun Oct 22 2017

... Special Weather Statement...

At 924 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 18 miles south of Rockefeller wildlife range to
near Batchelor. Movement was south at 60 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, Crowley, Abbeville, Catahoula,
Scott, Breaux Bridge, Rayne, Franklin, Carencro, St. Martinville,
Jeanerette, Kaplan, Church Point, Gueydan, Krotz Springs, Leonville,
Arnaudville and Melville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 2962 9202 2962 9204 2960 9207 2956 9201
      2959 9213 2953 9231 2974 9305 3079 9178
      3069 9173 3050 9175 3044 9164 3031 9162
      3021 9149 3011 9147 3006 9135 2974 9161
      2976 9170 2971 9185 2957 9175 2948 9183
time... Mot... loc 1424z 340deg 53kt 2941 9281 3081 9166


Jones


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