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
942 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
  LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1015 AM CST

* AT 942 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 60 NM SOUTHEAST
  OF PILOTTOWN...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO
           BOATS...VESSELS AND OIL RIGS.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.
GUSTY WINDS...LARGE HAIL...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND
HEAVY RAIN ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2857 8810 2851 8830 2867 8838 2886 8799
TIME...MOT...LOC 1542Z 246DEG 52KT 2863 8827

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...<34KTS

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