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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
619 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-191230-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
619 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

AN AREA LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY AND NORTHERN GULF COAST STATES FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT ALONG AND AHEAD OF A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE.
A FEW OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE...MAINLY ALONG THE
COASTAL AREAS AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

IN ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OCCUR ACROSS THE AREA WITH THE HIGHEST
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI AND
PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL LOUISIANA. SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA SOUTH OF LAKE
PONTCHARTRAIN AND MISSISSIPPI COAST MAY RECEIVE AN INCH OR TWO
FRIDAY AND EARLY SATURDAY. DUE TO THE EXTENDED DRY PERIOD...ONLY
MINOR STREET FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

THIS SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING ABOUT MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS BEGINNING FRIDAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20
KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
UNTIL FRONTAL PASSAGE THEN WINDS SHOULD QUICKLY SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY. STRONG
STORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH VERY STRONG WINDS. IN ADDITION...STRONG
WINDS ARE LIKELY AHEAD AND BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS MAY BE NEEDED FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

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