Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1015 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

MSZ050-051-056-057-011600-
JASPER MS-NEWTON MS-SMITH MS-SCOTT MS-
1015 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NEWTON...SOUTHEASTERN SCOTT...
NORTHERN JASPER AND NORTHEASTERN SMITH COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 AM CDT...

AT 1014 AM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FOREST TO NEAR ROBERTS TO BAY
SPRINGS. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  ROBERTS AROUND 1020 AM CDT.
  LAWRENCE AND CONEHATTA AROUND 1030 AM CDT.
  NEWTON AROUND 1035 AM CDT.
  DECATUR...STRATTON...GARLANDVILLE AND ROSE HILL AROUND 1040 AM CDT.
  LITTLE ROCK AROUND 1050 AM CDT.
  DUFFEE AROUND 1055 AM CDT.

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

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.

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 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3194 8931 3196 8944 3207 8945 3226 8952
      3258 8924 3258 8892 3217 8891
TIME...MOT...LOC 1514Z 223DEG 41KT 3231 8940 3217 8930 3199 8931

$$

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