Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
645 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

LAZ013-014-260030-
OUACHITA LA-JACKSON LA-
645 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR JACKSON AND OUACHITA PARISHES
UNTIL 730 PM CDT...

AT 642 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A COMPLEX OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MONROE AND EXTENDING WESTWARD
NEAR CHATHAM AND JONESBORO. THESE STORMS WERE MOVING NORTHWEST AT
35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONROE...CLAIBORNE...WEST MONROE...JONESBORO...
BROWNSVILLE-BAWCOMVILLE...BROWNSVILLE-BAWCOM...SWARTZ...RICHWOOD...
STERLINGTON...CHATHAM...HODGE...NORTH HODGE...EAST HODGE...QUITMAN...
EROS...LUNA...EUREKA...CADERVILLE...DESHARD AND DREW.

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.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
AND TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3240 9200 3228 9203 3226 9211 3228 9231
      3215 9231 3215 9282 3223 9277 3245 9278
      3245 9262 3250 9262 3249 9242 3258 9241
      3259 9223 3272 9207 3269 9205 3271 9204
      3271 9197 3266 9191 3260 9193 3251 9190
TIME...MOT...LOC 2342Z 154DEG 0KT 3245 9238

$$

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