Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
516 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

MSZ054-062-232245-
LINCOLN MS-COPIAH MS-
516 PM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTH CENTRAL COPIAH AND NORTH
CENTRAL LINCOLN COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM CDT...

AT 516 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR GLANCY...OR 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HAZLEHURST. THIS STORM WAS
NEARLY STATIONARY.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  HAZLEHURST...WESSON AND MARTINSVILLE AROUND 545 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE BEAUREGARD.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3167 9056 3185 9058 3189 9037 3166 9035
TIME...MOT...LOC 2216Z 267DEG 2KT 3177 9049

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