Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
716 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

ARZ074-270045-
ASHLEY AR-
716 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL ASHLEY COUNTY UNTIL
745 PM CDT...

AT 715 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WEST CROSSETT TO 6 MILES NORTHEAST
OF HUTTIG. MOVEMENT WAS WEST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

THESE STORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF WEST CENTRAL
ASHLEY COUNTY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: BLANCHTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3312 9212 3315 9211 3316 9214 3318 9213
      3320 9214 3321 9213 3321 9208 3324 9209
      3326 9206 3325 9205 3327 9204 3322 9192
      3306 9210 3307 9213 3310 9214
TIME...MOT...LOC 0015Z 100DEG 9KT 3319 9201 3312 9212

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