Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
446 PM CDT FRI AUG 18 2017

MSZ082-182230-
Jackson-
446 PM CDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN JACKSON COUNTY...

At 446 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Hickory Hills,
or 7 miles west of Escatawpa, moving southeast at 5 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Ocean Springs, Moss Point, Escatawpa, Gautier, Vancleave, Hickory
Hills and Gulf Park Estates.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
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 3034 8852 3035 8858 3037 8859 3037 8860
      3036 8860 3037 8861 3035 8861 3036 8862
      3036 8867 3034 8870 3035 8874 3050 8879
      3058 8860 3037 8844
TIME...MOT...LOC 2146Z 335DEG 6KT 3048 8867

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