Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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WWUS84 KJAN 230008
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jackson MS
708 PM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017

ARZ074-075-LAZ009-MSZ034-040-041-230045-
Chicot AR-Ashley AR-East Carroll LA-Washington MS-Sharkey MS-
Issaquena MS-
708 PM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CHICOT AND NORTHEASTERN ASHLEY
COUNTIES...NORTHEASTERN EAST CARROLL PARISH...SOUTHERN WASHINGTON...
NORTHWESTERN ISSAQUENA AND NORTHWESTERN SHARKEY COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM
CDT...

At 708 PM CDT, Meteorologists were tracking strong thunderstorms
along a line extending from 7 miles west of Mcmillan Corner to near
Eudora to near Glen Allan. Movement was northwest at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Strong thunderstorms will be near...
  Dermott around 720 PM CDT.
  Portland and Montrose around 745 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 3339 9151 3339 9146 3350 9146 3356 9143
      3356 9135 3353 9135 3353 9133 3352 9132
      3352 9127 3309 9073 3289 9113 3299 9127
      3301 9127 3301 9129 3323 9159
TIME...MOT...LOC 0008Z 116DEG 17KT 3340 9143 3312 9134 3296 9110

$$

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