Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1016 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-031630-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
1016 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE NEAR AND IN ADVANCE OF A
COLD FRONT...AND A FEW STORMS COULD BE SEVERE. THE MAIN THREAT
WILL BE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS HOWEVER...A FEW TORNADOES AND A COUPLE
STORMS WITH LARGE HAIL UP TO QUARTER SIZE ARE POSSIBLE.

ALSO...SLOW MOVING LINES OF THUNDERSTORMS MAY REPEAT OVER THE
SAME AREAS FOR A COUPLE HOURS LATE THIS EVENING WHICH MAY PRODUCE
LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL INTO
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTH
MISSISSIPPI BEFORE THE LINES OF STORMS START TO ACCELERATE EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION ACROSS THE TIDAL
LAKES...SOUNDS...AND COASTAL WATERS FOR WINDS FREQUENTLY IN THE
15 TO 20 KNOTS RANGE WITH HIGHER GUSTS ALONG WITH CHOPPY WATERS.
IN ADDITION...AREAS OF FOG WILL CONTINUE OVER SOME OF THE
NEARSHORE COASTAL WATERS AND SOUNDS INCLUDING THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER PASSES BEFORE THE COLD FRONT ARRIVES LATE
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE COLD FRONT
PASSAGE ARE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT...ESPECIALLY FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS REQUESTED FOR MUCH OF TONIGHT.

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