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Leesville City Police
Saturday January 19th, 2019 :: 08:38 a.m. CST

Alert

Wind Advisory until 06:00PM

A strong cold front will move through the region this morning with winds becoming northwesterly and increasing in speed. Strong winds will continue through the day as colder and drier air moves down from the north. Winds expected to taper off towards sunset. The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM CST this evening. The Lake Wind Advisory has been cancelled.

* TIMING...from the late morning hours through sunset today.

* WINDS...20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions, especially high profile vehicles on west-east elevated roadways and bridges. Loose objects such as lawn furniture, trash cans, and trampolines should be secured so they do not blow around.

* AFFECTED AREAS: EVANGELINE ... BEAUREGARD ... ST. MARY ... ACADIA ... LOWER ST. MARTIN ... CALCASIEU ... ORANGE ... AVOYELLES ... IBERIA ... EAST CAMERON ... VERMILION ... SOUTHERN NEWTON ... ALLEN ... JEFFERSON DAVIS ... VERNON ... JEFFERSON ... WEST CAMERON ... UPPER ST. MARTIN ... HARDIN ... RAPIDES ... LAFAYETTE ... SOUTHERN JASPER ... ST. LANDRY

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 20 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Address/Location
Leesville City Police
101 West Lee Street
Leesville, LA 71446

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 337-238-0331

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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