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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1150 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTHEAST AFFECTING
WILKINSON COUNTY...POINTE COUPEE PARISH...WEST FELICIANA PARISH...

AT 1148 AM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 18 MILES EAST OF SIMMESPORT...OR
ABOUT OVER FORT ADAMS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...DOLOROSA

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING...PEA TO
DIME SIZE HAIL...AND WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 40 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.

THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...RESULTING IN PONDING OF WATER AROUND LOW LYING
ROADWAYS. REMEMBER...DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO WATER COVERED
ROADWAYS. THE DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW A SAFE CROSSING.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CST TUESDAY EVENING
FOR SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI.

LAT...LON 3135 9115 3131 9112 3063 9174 3072 9174
      3085 9182 3096 9181 3101 9177 3105 9167
      3103 9164 3102 9164 3099 9165 3104 9157
      3113 9163 3124 9157 3124 9154 3122 9152
      3124 9148 3128 9150 3132 9146 3138 9124
TIME...MOT...LOC 1750Z 215DEG 50KT 3110 9150

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