Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
227 PM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

MSZ045-046-050>052-056>058-232015-
JASPER MS-NEWTON MS-SMITH MS-CLARKE MS-LAUDERDALE MS-NESHOBA MS-
SCOTT MS-KEMPER MS-
227 PM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG STORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN NESHOBA...
LAUDERDALE...NEWTON...SOUTHERN SCOTT...SOUTHERN KEMPER...NORTHERN
JASPER...NORTHERN SMITH AND NORTHERN CLARKE COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM
CDT...

AT 226 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PULASKI TO NEAR
TAMOLA...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  LAUDERDALE AND TAMOLA AROUND 230 PM CDT.
  KEWANEE AROUND 235 PM CDT.
  PINEVILLE AROUND 255 PM CDT.
  TURNERVILLE AROUND 315 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE CHUNKY...PACHUTA...
LOUIN...SYLVARENA...HICKORY...LAKE AND MONTROSE.

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 THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

IF ON RIVERS AND LAKES...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR
INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 3206 8845 3197 8963 3236 8969 3270 8884
      3261 8838
TIME...MOT...LOC 1926Z 317DEG 33KT 3234 8957 3256 8842

$$

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