Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1123 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

LAZ020-211800-
Grant LA-
1123 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL GRANT PARISH UNTIL NOON
CST...

At 1123 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Colfax, or 9 miles northeast of Lena, moving northeast at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Colfax, Dry Prong, Lake Iatt, Williana and Bentley.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 500 PM CST for north central
and northwestern Louisiana.

LAT...LON 3147 9269 3148 9270 3149 9270 3151 9272
      3152 9272 3155 9276 3156 9275 3156 9276
      3171 9273 3171 9262 3172 9262 3164 9238
      3142 9258
TIME...MOT...LOC 1723Z 209DEG 23KT 3154 9263

$$

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