Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
810 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

LAZ006-013-014-019>022-300200-
UNION LA-OUACHITA LA-LA SALLE LA-CALDWELL LA-JACKSON LA-WINN LA-
GRANT LA-
810 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR OUACHITA...CALDWELL...
NORTHEASTERN WINN...EAST CENTRAL GRANT...SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON...LA
SALLE AND SOUTHEASTERN UNION PARISHES UNTIL 900 PM CDT...

AT 808 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF
CLAIBORNE TO NEAR CENTERPOINT...AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONROE...CLAIBORNE...WEST MONROE...COLUMBIA...
BROWNSVILLE-BAWCOMVILLE...BROWNSVILLE-BAWCOM...SWARTZ...JENA...
RICHWOOD...STERLINGTON...OLLA...CLARKS...GRAYSON...MIDWAY...URANIA...
TULLOS...LOCH LOMON...LUNA...EUREKA AND CADERVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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 OR NEAR LAKE CATAHOULA OR ANY WATERWAY NEAR THE OUACHITA
RIVER...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 3207 9193 3193 9190 3193 9201 3133 9201
      3132 9208 3147 9216 3146 9231 3265 9237
      3276 9207 3269 9205 3271 9204 3271 9197
      3266 9191 3251 9190 3240 9200 3228 9203
      3227 9199 3219 9201 3216 9190 3210 9187
TIME...MOT...LOC 0108Z 265DEG 63KT 3260 9231 3128 9224

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