Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
624 PM CDT FRI JUN 23 2017

MSZ080-081-240115-
Harrison-Hancock-
624 PM CDT FRI JUN 23 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT HARRISON AND HANCOCK
COUNTIES...

At 622 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 11 miles north of Kiln to near Stennis
Space Center to near Slidell. Movement was east at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Bigger issue is a quick 1 to 2 inches of rain could fall in a short
time and depending on where the heaviest rain falls could lead to
some minor flooding. A flood advisory or even a flash flood warning
may be needed later.

Locations impacted include...
Gulfport, Biloxi, Long Beach, Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Diamondhead,
D`iberville, Saucier, Kiln, Lyman, Shoreline Park and Gulfport
Airport.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, 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 3037 8906 3030 8928 3036 8928 3037 8935
      3033 8938 3034 8934 3031 8933 3025 8942
      3019 8944 3018 8946 3019 8955 3063 8953
      3065 8924 3068 8924 3068 8889 3042 8889
      3042 8891 3039 8889
TIME...MOT...LOC 2322Z 250DEG 19KT 3058 8943 3044 8967 3025 8985

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