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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Caddo (LAC017) Louisiana Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Lake Wind Advisory Lake Wind Advisory - Caddo (Louisiana)


Updated:Mon, 19-Feb-2018 3:22pm CST
Effective:Mon, 19-Feb-2018 3:22pm CST
Expires:Tue, 20-Feb-2018 6:00am CST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bienville; Bossier; Caddo; Claiborne; De Soto; Grant; Jackson; Lincoln; Natchitoches; Red River; Sabine; Webster; Winn
 
Instructions: A lake wind advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop on area lakes. Small boats will be more prone to take on water and capsizing.

Message summary: ...a lake wind advisory in effect through 6 am cst tuesday for the four state region which includes southeast oklahoma, east and northeast texas, southwest and south central arkansas, and northwest and north central louisiana...
.a tight pressure gradient between surface low pressure over the plains and surface high pressure across the southeast state will result in strong and gusty southerly winds of 15 to 25 mph with higher gust to near 30 to 35 mph.
...lake wind advisory now in effect until 6 am cst tuesday...
* event...a tight pressure gradient between surface low pressure system over the plains and surface high pressure over the southeast states will produce southerly winds of 15-25 mph with higher gusts to 30-35 mph.
* timing...through 6 am cst tuesday.
* impact...rough chop on area lakes will create hazardous boating conditions.
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