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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
LAC009-079-212030-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SV.W.0056.140821T2003Z-140821T2030Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
303 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN AVOYELLES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  NORTHEASTERN RAPIDES PARISH IN CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES PINEVILLE...

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 303 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND
  DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH...OVER PINEVILLE...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  KOLIN...LIBUSE...ESLER REGIONAL AIRPORT...HOLLOWAY AND DEVILLE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH...
DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...DEADLY LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN. STAY INDOORS...
AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
337-477-5285 EXTENSION 1.

LAT...LON 3129 9211 3122 9240 3137 9249 3147 9228
      3148 9223 3148 9221
TIME...MOT...LOC 2003Z 246DEG 16KT 3131 9235

$$

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Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
207 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-221200-
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...PENSACOLA...
FERRY PASS...BRENT...WEST PENSACOLA...BELLVIEW...ENSLEY...
MYRTLE GROVE...JAY...PACE...MILTON...GULF BREEZE...CRESTVIEW...
WRIGHT...FORT WALTON BEACH...NICEVILLE...DESTIN...SEMINOLE...
EGLIN AFB...VALPARAISO...WAYNESBORO...RICHTON...BEAUMONT...
NEW AUGUSTA...LEAKESVILLE...MCLAIN...WIGGINS...LUCEDALE
207 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...THE POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS HEAT IMPACTS CONTINUE ACROSS THE
REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN OVER MUCH OF
THE DEEP SOUTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS FEATURE RESULTS IN HOT
TEMPERATURES ACROSS OUR LOCAL AREA THROUGH SUNDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES
WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER TO MID 90S NEAR THE COAST TO THE UPPER
90S...POSSIBLY NEAR 100 DEGREES OVER INLAND PORTIONS OF THE REGION.

HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND...
AND HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 104 TO 107 EACH
AFTERNOON...THOUGH SOME LOCATIONS MAY EXPERIENCE HEAT INDICES BETWEEN
108 AND 110 DEGREES FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. A HEAT ADVISORY MAY BECOME
NECESSARY ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE REGION THIS WEEKEND.

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.

ALSO...DO NOT FORGET ABOUT YOUR PETS. PETS SHOULD BE BROUGHT
INDOORS...ESPECIALLY DURING THE HEAT OF THE DAY. IF PETS MUST BE
KEPT OUTDOORS...PROVIDE SHADE AND PLENTY OF FRESH WATER. LIVESTOCK
ARE ALSO VULNERABLE.

$$




$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
308 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-221100-
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-
308 PM CDT THU AUG 21 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...REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. THE STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF HEAVY
RAIN...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL...AND GUSTY WINDS.
OTHERWISE...HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES
REACHING 100 TO 105 DEGREES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD THROUGH THE MID AND UPPER LEVELS BY
FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND WHICH WILL INCREASE TEMPERATURES AND
DECREASE PRECIPITATION CHANCES ACROSS THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
233 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025>066-072>074-
221945-
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-
233 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...ELEVATED
TIMING...FRIDAY

THERE IS AN ELEVATED RISK FOR DANGEROUS AFTERNOON HEAT AND HUMIDITY
LEVELS FRIDAY 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...FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING BETWEEN 103 AND 108 ARE EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE OVER THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA EACH AFTERNOON THIS WEEKEND.

.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 WEDNESDAY.

$$

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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...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN/?N=SAFE
NWS JAN TROPICAL PAGE...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN/?N=TROPICAL
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER HOME PAGE...
   WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/
FIND NWS JAN ON FACEBOOK...
   WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSJACKSONMS
FOLLOW NWS JAN ON TWITTER...
   @NWSJACKSONMS

   PLEASE CONVERT ALL WEB ADDRESSES TO LOWER CASE BEFORE ENTERING!

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1119 AM CDT THU AUG 21 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>082-220430-
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-
1119 AM CDT THU AUG 21 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 AN
EVENING. A FEW OF THE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY FRIDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES DURING THE PERIOD MAY APPROACH 105
DEGREES 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.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

95/DM

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
520 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-221030-
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-
520 AM CDT THU AUG 21 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 THE 104 TO 107 CAN BE EXPECTED
TODAY.

AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM...POSSIBLY STRONG...CAN BE EXPECTED MAINLY
OVER INLAND AREAS LATE THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND
FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS.

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA
BEACHES THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL CONTINUE TO RANGE BETWEEN 104 AND
108 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH
ISOLATED LOCATIONS REACHING AS HIGH AS 110. 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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
210 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

LAZ013-014-017>022-TXZ167-212100-
JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-
LA SALLE-SABINE TX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESBORO...MONROE...MANY...
NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...COLUMBIA...JENA...HEMPHILL
210 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND
MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE TOLEDO BEND COUNTRY AND PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA. THROUGH 4 PM...LOCATIONS THAT
MAY BE AFFECTED WILL GENERALLY BE SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SAN
AUGUSTINE TEXAS TO MONROE LOUISIANA. HEAVY DOWNPOURS...GUSTY
WINDS...AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS SHOULD BE LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH.

$$

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