Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jackson MS
436 PM CDT MON AUG 21 2017

MSZ026-212200-
Grenada MS-
436 PM CDT MON AUG 21 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN GRENADA COUNTY
UNTIL 500 PM CDT...

At 436 PM CDT, Meteorologists were tracking a strong thunderstorm
over Bew Springs, or near Grenada, moving west at 25 mph.

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

This strong thunderstorm will be near...
  Holcomb around 450 PM CDT.
  Leflore around 500 PM CDT.

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.

High winds can bring down trees and large limbs resulting in serious
injury or property damage. Exercise extreme caution when outdoors
during such strong winds...and be especially aware of older trees.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3381 8978 3368 8980 3369 9008 3381 9007
      3381 8998 3382 8998 3382 8993 3384 8992
TIME...MOT...LOC 2136Z 105DEG 20KT 3376 8988

$$

CME


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