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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
314 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON SATURDAY FOR ALL AREAS OF SOUTHWEST
ALABAMA...SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE...

.WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING TO THE MID TO UPPER 90S FOR MOST AREAS
EXCEPT ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST BOTH TODAY AND ON SATURDAY COMBINED
WITH SURFACE DEWPOINT TEMPERATURES CLIMBING TO THE MID 70S...HEAT
INDEX VALUES RANGING FROM 107 TO 110 DEGREES CAN BE EXPECTED FOR
MANY INLAND AREAS BEGINNING LATE IN THE MORNING CONTINUING THROUGH
THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS EACH DAY.

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-221800-
/O.NEW.KMOB.HT.Y.0001.140822T1600Z-140823T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMOB.HT.Y.0002.140823T1600Z-140824T0000Z/
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-
LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUTLER...LISMAN...SILAS...CHATOM...
MILLRY...JACKSON...THOMASVILLE...GROVE HILL...CAMDEN...
PINE HILL...HOMEWOOD...MONROEVILLE...EVERGREEN...GREENVILLE...
LUVERNE...BRANTLEY...ATMORE...BREWTON...EAST BREWTON...
ANDALUSIA...OPP...MOBILE...PRICHARD...SARALAND...BAY MINETTE...
TILLMANS CORNER...THEODORE...DAPHNE...FAIRHOPE...FOLEY...
SPANISH FORT...CENTURY...FLOMATON...MOLINO...FERRY PASS...BRENT...
WEST PENSACOLA...BELLVIEW...ENSLEY...MYRTLE GROVE...JAY...PACE...
MILTON...CRESTVIEW...WRIGHT...NICEVILLE...SEMINOLE...EGLIN AFB...
WAYNESBORO...RICHTON...BEAUMONT...NEW AUGUSTA...LEAKESVILLE...
MCLAIN...WIGGINS...LUCEDALE
314 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING. A HEAT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM 11 AM TO
7 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...CLIMBING TO 107 TO 110 DEGREES OR SLIGHTLY HIGHER
  FOR MOST AREAS TODAY AND AN ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS OUTSIDE WORKING
  CONDITIONS TODAY AND ON SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES
AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH
HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS ARE
USUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. HEAT EXHAUSTION...CRAMPS
OR IN EXTREME CASES HEAT STROKE CAN RESULT FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO
THESE CONDITIONS.

PERSONS WORKING OR PLAYING SPORTS OUTDOORS FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON ARE URGED TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...TAKING FREQUENT
BREAKS TO PREVENT OVERHEATING. REFRAIN FROM THE INTAKE OF CAFFEINATED
AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. REMEMBER TO CHECK ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS... ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY TO MAKE SURE THEY HAVE ADEQUATE
AIR CONDITIONING.


&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1131 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-230445-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
1131 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE
DIMINISHING LATER ON THIS EVENING. A FEW OF THE THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS AND
BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE 100 TO 105 DEGREE
RANGE THIS AFTERNOON...AND ONE OR TWO URBAN LOCATIONS MAY RISE
INTO THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE. THOSE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS THIS
AFTERNOON SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO REMAIN HYDRATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

HEAT INDEX VALUES THROUGH MONDAY WILL BE IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE
RANGE EACH AFTERNOON OUTSIDE THOSE AREAS AFFECTED BY THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY. THOSE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS DURING THE HEAT OF THE
AFTERNOON SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO REMAIN HYDRATED. HEAT
ADVISORIES MAY BE NECESSARY FOR SOME OR MOST LOCATIONS OVER THE
WEEKEND.

THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO SCATTERED
COVERAGE MONDAY...TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
623 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-231130-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-
ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-
WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
623 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO...CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED
AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THE BEST CHANCES OVER CENTRAL AND
SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA. THE STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
HEAVY RAIN...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND GUSTY WINDS. OTHERWISE...HIGHS
IN THE MID 90S WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES REACHING 102 TO 105 DEGREES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE MID AND UPPER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE ITS
HOLD OVER THE REGION FOR THE WEEKEND. WITH AFTERNOON HIGHS IN THE
MID TO UPPER 90 EXPECTED...CANNOT RULE OUT AT LEAST ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM FORMING DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.
BY MONDAY...MOISTURE FROM THE EASTERN GULF WILL INCREASE OVER THE
REGION...BRINGING SLIGHTLY BETTER CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
603 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-231200-
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-
LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
603 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...NORTHWEST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 107 TO 110 DEGREES OR SLIGHTLY
HIGHER CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...SOME POSSIBLY STRONG...CAN BE EXPECTED
MAINLY OVER INLAND AREAS LATER THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL CONTINUE TO RANGE BETWEEN 106 AND
110 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. THE
ELEVATED TO HIGH HEAT INDICES MAY BRING AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR
HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES INTO THE WEEKEND. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF
PLANNING TO BE OUTDOORS AND DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS. A HEAT ADVISORY
MAY BECOME NECESSARY ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE REGION FRIDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY.

A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOSTLY DURING THE AFTERNOON OR EARLY
HOURS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. GUSTY STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND FREQUENT
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS WITH THE STRONGER
THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF SKYWARN SEVERE STORM SPOTTER NETWORKS IS NOT
EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
532 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025>066-072>074-
231045-
ASHLEY-CHICOT-MOREHOUSE-WEST CARROLL-EAST CARROLL-RICHLAND-
MADISON LA-FRANKLIN LA-CATAHOULA-TENSAS-CONCORDIA-BOLIVAR-
SUNFLOWER-LEFLORE-GRENADA-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-WEBSTER-CLAY-LOWNDES-
CHOCTAW-OKTIBBEHA-WASHINGTON-HUMPHREYS-HOLMES-ATTALA-WINSTON-
NOXUBEE-ISSAQUENA-SHARKEY-YAZOO-MADISON MS-LEAKE-NESHOBA-KEMPER-
WARREN-HINDS-RANKIN-SCOTT-NEWTON-LAUDERDALE-CLAIBORNE-COPIAH-
SIMPSON-SMITH-JASPER-CLARKE-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-
LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-JONES-MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-
532 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS...NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...NORTH
CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...ELEVATED
TIMING...TODAY

THERE IS AN ELEVATED RISK FOR DANGEROUS AFTERNOON HEAT AND HUMIDITY
LEVELS TODAY AS MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO BE 101 TO
105 DEGREES OVER THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=1)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO BE 101 TO 105 DEGREES OVER
THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA AGAIN SATURDAY. MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES
RANGING BETWEEN 103 AND 108 ARE EXPECTED OVER THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF THE AREA MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH NEXT THURSDAY.

$$

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&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*EXCESSIVE HEAT*
EXTREME...MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 115
 DEGREES OR MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 105
 DEGREES FOR 5 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
HIGH...MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX 110 TO 114 DEGREES OR MAXIMUM HEAT
 INDEX GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 105 DEGREES FOR 4 CONSECUTIVE
 DAYS.
ELEVATED...MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX 105 TO 109 DEGREES FOR ONE TO
 THREE DAYS.
LIMITED...MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX NEAR 105 DEGREES FOR ONE TO THREE
 DAYS.


...USEFUL WEATHER WEB PAGES (URLS)...

NWS JAN HOME PAGE...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN
STAY AWARE, STAY SAFE NWS JAN BRIEFING PAGE...
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NWS JAN TROPICAL PAGE...
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NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER HOME PAGE...
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FIND NWS JAN ON FACEBOOK...
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FOLLOW NWS JAN ON TWITTER...
   @NWSJACKSONMS

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