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
438 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
  MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
  PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM...

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 437 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED OVER SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER. THE SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTHWEST PASS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2880 8972 2919 8948 2917 8944 2914 8943
      2914 8939 2913 8941 2912 8938 2913 8939
      2913 8937 2911 8934 2907 8929 2908 8928
      2897 8907 2872 8924
TIME...MOT...LOC 2137Z 119DEG 1KT 2897 8937

$$

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