Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
407 PM CST FRI FEB 23 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Chandeleur Sound...
  Mississippi Sound...

* Until 445 PM CST

* At 406 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located 8 nm north of Chandeleur Sound, moving
  north at 20 knots.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can quickly form and capsize boats...damage
           vessels and oil rigs...and create suddenly higher waves.
           Make sure all on board are in a secure location and
           wearing life jackets.

* Locations impacted include...
  Ship Island, Mississippi Sound and Cat Island.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 3038 8881 2998 8894 3001 8914 3036 8911
      3036 8909 3037 8909 3037 8906 3039 8897
      3039 8892
TIME...MOT...LOC 2206Z 189DEG 19KT 3008 8903

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...<34KTS

$$

24/RR



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