Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
638 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  CHANDELEUR SOUND...
  LAKE BORGNE...
  MISSISSIPPI SOUND...

* UNTIL 715 AM CST

* AT 637 AM CST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 15 NM NORTH OF MISSISSIPPI SOUND TO 9 NM SOUTHWEST
  OF EDEN ISLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS AND SUDDENLY
           HIGHER WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE
           SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. RETURN TO
           SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MISSISSIPPI SOUND...HORN ISLAND...PASCAGOULA...CAT ISLAND...SHIP
  ISLAND...RIGOLETS AND LAKE BORGNE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM CST FOR SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA...AND SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI.

LAT...LON 3034 8840 3020 8842 3024 8881 2996 8945
      3003 8939 3008 8949 2987 8963 2996 8985
      3015 8963 3017 8968 3018 8974 3019 8960
      3019 8946 3018 8947 3017 8946 3018 8946
      3037 8934 3030 8927 3043 8885
TIME...MOT...LOC 1237Z 303DEG 27KT 3058 8885 3008 8989

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

24/RR



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