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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
854 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND HIGH WIND GUSTS MOVING EAST AFFECTING
AMITE COUNTY...ASCENSION PARISH...WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH...ST.
HELENA PARISH...EAST FELICIANA PARISH...EAST BATON ROUGE
PARISH...LIVINGSTON PARISH...IBERVILLE PARISH...SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA
PARISH...NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA PARISH...PIKE COUNTY...WASHINGTON
PARISH...

AT 852 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS FROM 7 MILES NORTH OF CLINTON TO 5 MILES SOUTH
OF PORT ALLEN...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

THE LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  FELPS...GARDERE AND BATON ROUGE BY 900 PM...
  WESTMINSTER...PRIDE...OAK HILLS PLACE AND GREENWELL SPRING BY 905
  PM...
  WATSON BY 910 PM...
  DENHAM SPRINGS BY 915 PM...
  DARLINGTON BY 920 PM...

HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LINE WILL ALSO RESULT IN REDUCED
VISIBILITY ALONG AREA ROADWAYS IN AND AROUND THE GREATER BATON ROUGE
AREA. DRIVERS TRAVELING THROUGH THE IMPACTED AREAS SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION. SOME PONDING OF WATER WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ON LOW LYING
ROADWAYS AND IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE.

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THIS SQUALL IS WIND GUSTS 35 TO 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.

LAT...LON 3100 9026 3034 9048 3028 9134 3100 9109
      3100 9106 3104 9106 3110 9026
TIME...MOT...LOC 0253Z 265DEG 31KT 3096 9100 3037 9120

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