Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
557 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

TXC459-499-312315-
/O.CON.KSHV.SV.W.0187.000000T0000Z-160531T2315Z/
WOOD TX-UPSHUR TX-
557 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM CDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN WOOD AND WESTERN UPSHUR COUNTIES...

AT 553 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED JUST EAST AND
SOUTHEAST OF QUITMAN...MOVING SLOWLY SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
         ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GILMER...BIG SANDY...HAWKINS...HAINESVILLE...ROSEWOOD...PRITCHETT...
BETTIE AND GRICE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

THIS STORM PRODUCED QUARTER SIZED HAIL EAST OF QUITMAN. ALTHOUGH
THIS STORM HAS RECENTLY WEAKENED...REINTENSIFICATION IS POSSIBLE
DUE TO IMMINENT STORM MERGERS.

CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING
KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO
BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3267 9545 3289 9537 3284 9491 3256 9503
TIME...MOT...LOC 2253Z 281DEG 24KT 3276 9511

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

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