Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1221 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

LAZ007-015-291745-
RICHLAND LA-MOREHOUSE LA-
1221 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN RICHLAND AND
SOUTHWESTERN MOREHOUSE PARISHES UNTIL 1245 PM CDT...

AT 1221 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES NORTHEAST OF SWARTZ...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTHWESTERN
RICHLAND AND SOUTHWESTERN MOREHOUSE PARISHES...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
LOCATIONS: OAK RIDGE...COLLINSTON AND MER ROUGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3268 9196 3288 9162 3272 9163 3270 9164
      3270 9163 3254 9164 3248 9194 3252 9190
      3255 9192 3260 9193 3263 9192 3265 9192
      3266 9191 3267 9193 3266 9194
TIME...MOT...LOC 1721Z 243DEG 21KT 3264 9184

$$

CME



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