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Freeze Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
954 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG WINDS WILL IMPACT THE SOUTH SHORE TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY
MUCH COLDER AIR...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT HAS PUSHED THROUGH THE REGION. IN ITS WAKE...STRONG
AND COLD NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL...ESPECIALLY OVER THE
SOUTHSHORE. WINDS WILL DIMINISH NEAR SUNRISE. LIGHT WINDS SATURDAY
NIGHT COMBINED WITH CLEAR SKIES AND COLD...DRY AIR WILL ALLOW
TEMPERATURES TO FALL TO NEAR THE FREEZING MARK ACROSS SOUTHERN
MISSISSIPPI AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 12.

LAZ034>037-039-040-047-048-050-071-072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-
011100-
/O.CON.KLIX.FZ.A.0003.141102T0500Z-141102T1400Z/
POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-WASHINGTON-
ST. TAMMANY-WEST BATON ROUGE-EAST BATON ROUGE-LIVINGSTON-
NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-
WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ROADS...LIVONIA...
ST. FRANCISVILLE...JACKSON...CLINTON...GREENSBURG...MONTPELIER...
BOGALUSA...FRANKLINTON...SLIDELL...MANDEVILLE...COVINGTON...
LACOMBE...PORT ALLEN...ADDIS...BRUSLY...BATON ROUGE...
DENHAM SPRINGS...WALKER...AMITE...KENTWOOD...HAMMOND...
PONCHATOULA...CENTREVILLE...WOODVILLE...GLOSTER...LIBERTY...
CROSBY...MCCOMB...TYLERTOWN...PICAYUNE...BAY ST. LOUIS...
WAVELAND...DIAMONDHEAD...GULFPORT...BILOXI...PASCAGOULA...
OCEAN SPRINGS...MOSS POINT...GAUTIER...ST. MARTIN
954 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL TO NEAR 32
  DEGREES LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* DURATION...WHERE TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING...THE
  FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD LAST AS LONG AS 2 TO 4 HOURS.

* IMPACTS...TENDER OUTDOOR VEGETATION MAY BE DAMAGED BY
  SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$







Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
400 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 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>082-011400-
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-
400 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF THE GULF COASTAL
WATERS...SOUNDS AND TIDAL LAKES TONIGHT. THE EXCEPTION TO THIS IS
ACROSS THE GULF COASTAL WATERS TO THE WEST OF PORT FOURCHON WHERE A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS OF 30 TO 40
KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE GALE WARNING
AREA...WHILE WINDS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS WILL BE OBSERVED IN THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY AREA.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA TO THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...
INCLUDING THE NEW ORLEANS METRO AREA. SUSTAINED NORTH WINDS NEAR
25 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH OCCASIONAL WIND GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY AND
POSSIBLY INTO SATURDAY EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR NORTH
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR ALL
OF THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE DAY SATURDAY.

AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION SATURDAY...THE STAGE MAY BE
SET FOR THE FIRST LIGHT FREEZE OF THE SEASON IN ISOLATED LOCATIONS
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. AREAS ALONG AND TO THE NORTH OF
THE INTERSTATE 10 AND 12 CORRIDOR WILL HAVE THE POSSIBILITY OF
SEEING TEMPERATURES DROP TO 32 DEGREES OR SLIGHTLY LOWER...AND A
FREEZE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THOSE AREAS. THE LOCATIONS WITH THE
BEST CHANCE OF EXPERIENCING A LIGHT FREEZE WILL BE IN SOUTHWEST
MISSISSIPPI AND ADJACENT LOUISIANA PARISHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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