Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
547 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

MSZ065-066-073-074-252330-
LAMAR MS-COVINGTON MS-JONES MS-FORREST MS-
547 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL FORREST...LAMAR...
SOUTHEASTERN COVINGTON AND SOUTHWESTERN JONES COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM
CDT...

AT 546 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTH OF SANFORD TO 7 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF LUMBERTON. MOVEMENT WAS WEST AT 5 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HATTIESBURG...COLLINS...WEST HATTIESBURG...PURVIS...LUMBERTON...
SUMRALL...SANFORD...ROCK HILL...RAWLS SPRINGS AND SEMINARY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

THESE STORMS 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3100 8934 3101 8935 3101 8942 3098 8943
      3098 8947 3100 8948 3100 8950 3101 8950
      3101 8955 3100 8956 3168 8958 3164 8932
      3091 8924 3091 8934
TIME...MOT...LOC 2246Z 070DEG 4KT 3159 8941 3094 8935

$$

NF



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