Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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

MSZ040>042-262045-
SHARKEY MS-ISSAQUENA MS-YAZOO MS-
301 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN YAZOO...SOUTHERN
SHARKEY AND NORTHEASTERN ISSAQUENA COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM CDT...

AT 301 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES NORTHWEST OF PHOENIX...OR 11 MILES EAST OF VALLEY PARK...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  ONWARD AROUND 345 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE CARY.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3285 9096 3286 9094 3288 9094 3292 9092
      3270 9054 3258 9062 3259 9066 3259 9069
      3262 9069 3262 9072 3259 9072 3258 9074
      3269 9097 3283 9097
TIME...MOT...LOC 2001Z 118DEG 17KT 3267 9068

$$

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