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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1259 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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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-
1259 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...LAKE
BORGNE...AND PORTIONS OF THE MISSISSIPPI SOUND. A MARINE DENSE FOG
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM. PATCHY DENSE FOG COULD ALSO
DEVELOP ACROSS SOME LAND AREAS NEAR THE TIDAL LAKES AND COAST
THROUGH 6 AM.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE FORECAST AREA TONIGHT
INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SOME WINTER
PRECIPITATION ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI AND
POSSIBLY THE ADJACENT LOUISIANA PARISHES VERY LATE TONIGHT...BUT
MAINLY STARTING THURSDAY MORNING AFTER 6 AM. A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WILKINSON AND AMITE COUNTIES IN
MISSISSIPPI WHERE SOME LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE. SEE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TEXT FOR MORE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND POSSIBLY A FEW
SLEET PELLETS MAINLY FRIDAY MORNING ACROSS SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI
SEE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TEXT FOR DETAILS.

THE SAME STRONG COLD FRONT WILL GREATLY INCREASE WINDS THURSDAY
OVER THE FORECAST AREA. A WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS
SOUTH OF THE TIDAL LAKES AS WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE SUSTAINED AT
20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS AND
BRIDGES.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FRIDAY
MORNING ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AND PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING. WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS ARE
EXPECTED. THERE IS AN OUTSIDE CHANCE THAT THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
COULD BE UPGRADED TO A GALE WARNING. WE WILL HAVE TO CONTINUE TO
WATCH THIS SITUATION AS IT UNFOLDS ON THURSDAY.

ANOTHER ROUND OF SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ON MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FORMS IN THE WESTERN GULF OF
MEXICO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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