Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1028 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

ARZ071-072-LAZ002-003-250415-
Lafayette AR-Columbia AR-Bossier LA-Webster LA-
1028 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 1027 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong
thunderstorms over Plain Dealing, or 13 miles west of Springhill,
moving northeast at 55 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this cluster of
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Magnolia, Springhill, Cullen, Plain Dealing, Sarepta, Bradley,
Taylor, Emerson, Buckner, Bussey, Smithland, Macedonia, Welcome,
Mount Vernon, Lerch, Rocky Mount, McKamie, Walkerville, Cornelius and
State Line.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through
flooded roadways.

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.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 300 AM CDT for
southwestern Arkansas...and northwestern Louisiana.

LAT...LON 3275 9368 3285 9379 3286 9378 3286 9380
      3287 9380 3288 9382 3291 9382 3293 9380
      3295 9384 3297 9382 3299 9382 3340 9339
      3312 9307
TIME...MOT...LOC 0327Z 224DEG 50KT 3294 9367

$$

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