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From Parish President M. Larry Richard - Hazardous Weather Message from NWS -  3/16/2021
Emergency

For more information contact: Prescott Marshall

Increasing Severe Weather Potential for Central Louisiana...

At least Some Risk of Severe Weather for the Entire Area...

Impacts:

Damaging wind gusts greater than 60 mph

Hail larger than 1" in diameter

A few tornadoes, with highest probability in central Louisiana.

Where:

Across the entire NWS Lake Charles Forecast Area

The highest probability will be northeast of a Toledo Bend to Oakdale to Opelousas line where an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 out of 5) potential exists.

From roughly northeast of Rockland to Lake Charles to Intracoastal City line a Slight Risk (Level 2 out of 5) potential exists.

When:

Wednesday afternoon --- starting in southeast Texas around noon, moving into Louisiana between 2 and 3 pm, ending in South Central Louisiana around 7 pm.



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