Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
715 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

LAZ009-016-250100-
EAST CARROLL LA-MADISON LA-
715 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTH CENTRAL MADISON AND
SOUTHWESTERN EAST CARROLL PARISHES UNTIL 800 PM CDT...

AT 715 PM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR SONDHEIMER...OR 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF TALLULAH...MOVING NORTHWEST
AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  MONTICELLO AROUND 740 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WINDS CAN BRING DOWN TREES AND LARGE LIMBS RESULTING IN SERIOUS
INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN OUTDOORS
DURING SUCH STRONG WINDS...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF OLDER TREES.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3261 9139 3262 9140 3269 9140 3269 9138
      3272 9137 3275 9134 3282 9134 3282 9135
      3287 9133 3287 9132 3289 9131 3255 9111
      3242 9127 3256 9144 3257 9143 3258 9145
TIME...MOT...LOC 0015Z 146DEG 17KT 3254 9126

$$

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