Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1026 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING SOUTHEAST AFFECTING PEARL
RIVER COUNTY...ST. TAMMANY PARISH...SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA PARISH...
WASHINGTON PARISH...

AT 1024 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BOGALUSA TO 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HAMMOND...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

THE LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...
HAMMOND...SPRINGFIELD...ENON...FOLSOM...VARNADO...PONCHATOULA...
ROBERT...BOGALUSA...CROSSROADS...SUN...MADISONVILLE...COVINGTON...
BUSH AND ABITA SPRINGS

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS TO NEAR 45 MPH...WHICH COULD DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND
UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING
UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF OUTDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. MOVE INDOORS IF
POSSIBLE. WHEN INDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID
USING TELEPHONES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES BEFORE THE THUNDERSTORM APPROACHES.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE QUICK ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED. STAY TUNED
TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR
FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 3093 8947 3058 8980 3037 9017 3038 9021
      3029 9030 3029 9040 3033 9047 3036 9048
      3037 9050 3049 9057 3055 9057 3069 9037
      3071 9026 3076 9027 3097 8996
TIME...MOT...LOC 0426Z 295DEG 10KT 3087 8994 3045 9056

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