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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
927 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO RETURN TO THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
LATE THIS EVENING INTO MONDAY MORNING. COLD HIGH PRESSURE MOVING
INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT WILL HELP INCREASE WINDS AND
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH AT
LEAST MIDDAY ON MONDAY.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-012330-
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0011.150202T0600Z-150203T0000Z/
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-
927 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM
CST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM
CST MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING WILL
  BECOME NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
  A FEW GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
  EASE AROUND MIDDAY MONDAY.

* SEAS...SEAS WILL INCREASE TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN PROTECTED
  WATERS...AND AS HIGH AS 5 TO 8 FEET...WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10
  FEET...IN THE OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
403 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CROSS THE GULF WATERS DURING
THE LATE SUNDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS. NORTH WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE.

GMZ435-450-452-455-011815-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0009.150202T0600Z-150202T1500Z/
VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
403 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST MONDAY.


* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS. SEAS 2 TO 6 FEET.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
241 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
TODAY...SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES AND SEAS BUILD. THE COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE BRINGS A WIND SHIFT LATE TONIGHT AND A MODERATE TO STRONG
NORTHWEST FLOW FOR MONDAY. SEAS TO REMAIN ELEVATED.

GMZ650-655-670-675-011700-
/O.NEW.KMOB.SC.Y.0009.150201T1200Z-150203T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
241 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO
MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT
CST MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS TODAY WITH FREQUENT HIGHER
  GUSTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER
  GUSTS BY DAYBREAK MONDAY MORNING.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET WELL
  OFFSHORE THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. BY MONDAY...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET NEAR
  SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET WELL OFFSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
241 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
TODAY...SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES AND SEAS BUILD. THE COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE BRINGS A WIND SHIFT LATE TONIGHT AND A MODERATE TO STRONG
NORTHWEST FLOW FOR MONDAY. SEAS TO REMAIN ELEVATED.

GMZ630>635-011700-
/O.NEW.KMOB.SC.Y.0009.150201T1500Z-150203T0600Z/
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
241 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
MIDNIGHT CST MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT
CST MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS TODAY WITH FREQUENT
  HIGHER GUSTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 18 TO 23 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT
  HIGHER GUSTS BY DAYBREAK MONDAY MORNING.

* WAVES: BECOMING ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1000 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST TODAY...SOUTHERLY FLOW
INCREASES AND COMBINED WITH HIGH TIDAL RANGES...CONDITIONS WILL
SUPPORT AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY
RIP CURRENTS LATE TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH THE COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE BRINGS A WIND SHIFT LATE TONIGHT AND A MODERATE TO STRONG
NORTHWEST FLOW DEVELOPS BY MONDAY...THE HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
WILL ONLY SLOWLY DIMINISH ON MONDAY.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-020000-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-150203T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
1000 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
403 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CROSS THE GULF WATERS DURING
THE LATE SUNDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS. NORTH WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE.

GMZ470-472-475-011815-
/O.CON.KLCH.GL.A.0002.150202T0600Z-150202T1500Z/
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
403 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
  TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
931 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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>082-020345-
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-
931 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING ACROSS THE OPEN
GULF COASTAL WATERS AS MODERATE SOUTH WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND
ROUGH SEAS PREVAIL THIS MORNING. A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE
AREA TONIGHT WILL INCREASE WINDS TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
FOR ALL COASTAL WATERS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO
THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA. THERE IS A
MARGINAL THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER AS ONE OR TWO STORMS COULD BE
STRONG TO SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS THE PRIMARY THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS
MONDAY MORNING BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT.

OTHERWISE...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
524 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ034>038-040>066-072>074-021130-
MOREHOUSE-WEST CARROLL-EAST CARROLL-RICHLAND-MADISON LA-
FRANKLIN LA-CATAHOULA-TENSAS-CONCORDIA-WASHINGTON-HUMPHREYS-
HOLMES-ATTALA-WINSTON-ISSAQUENA-SHARKEY-YAZOO-MADISON MS-LEAKE-
NESHOBA-KEMPER-WARREN-HINDS-RANKIN-SCOTT-NEWTON-LAUDERDALE-
CLAIBORNE-COPIAH-SIMPSON-SMITH-JASPER-CLARKE-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-
FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-JONES-
MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-
524 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
LOUISIANA...CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI...AND
SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON
AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE STORMS MAY BRIEFLY REACH SEVERE
LIMITS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH. STORMS
WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST THIS EVENING.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=1)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS MAY BE NEEDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING.

$$

EC

&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS*
EXTREME...CONFIDENT IN SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH WIND GUSTS OF
 75 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 2 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.
SIGNIFICANT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WITH WIND GUSTS OF
 75 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 2 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.
ELEVATED...CONFIDENT IN SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH WINDS GUSTS OF
 60 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 1 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.
LIMITED...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WITH WIND GUSTS OF 60
 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 1 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.


...USEFUL WEATHER WEB PAGES (URLS)...

NWS JAN HOME PAGE...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN
STAY AWARE, STAY SAFE NWS JAN BRIEFING PAGE...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN/?N=SAFE
FIND NWS JAN ON FACEBOOK...
   WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSJACKSONMS
FOLLOW NWS JAN ON TWITTER...
   @NWSJACKSONMS

...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES...

STORM PREDICTION CENTER (SPC)...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/
SPC...MESO ANALYSIS...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/EXPER/MESOANALYSIS/NEW/#
SPC...DAY 1 THROUGH 3 OUTLOOKS...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/OUTLOOK/
SPC...STORM REPORTS...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/CLIMO/
NWS JAN CURRENT SVR/TOR WATCHES...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/RTIMAGES/JAN/WATCH/TOASVA.PNG

   PLEASE CONVERT ALL WEB ADDRESSES TO LOWER CASE BEFORE ENTERING!

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
456 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-021200-
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-
LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
456 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...NORTHWEST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
TODAY...SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES AND COMBINED WITH HIGH TIDAL RANGES...
CONDITIONS SUPPORT AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY
DEADLY RIP CURRENTS TODAY AND TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH THE COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE BRINGS A WIND SHIFT LATE TONIGHT AND A MODERATE TO STRONG
NORTHWEST FLOW...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS LOOK TO LINGER.

AHEAD OF THE FRONT...A FEW STRONG TO BRIEFLY SEVERE STORMS MAY
OCCUR...GENERALLY OVER THE INTERIOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE
FRONTAL PASSAGE LATE TONIGHT...WILL BRING AN END TO THIS POTENTIAL IN
ITS WAKE. AWAY FROM STORMS...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE
TODAY AND WILL LIKELY GUST TO BETWEEN 25 AND 30 MPH AT TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS LOOK TO LINGER INTO MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS FORECAST TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF SKYWARN SEVERE STORM SPOTTER NETWORKS IS NOT
EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
456 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-021200-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
456 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL
WATERS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY AND
MAKES PASSAGE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW AHEAD OF THE FRONT...BECOMES
NORTHWEST EARLY MONDAY MORNING. SEAS TRENDING HIGHER. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWEST TO NORTHERLY FLOW AND ELEVATED SEAS
CONTINUE ON MONDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE FORECAST TO REMAIN IN
PLACE. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN STATES
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK WITH WINDS DECREASING AND SEAS LOWER
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST FLOW IS FORECAST BY THURSDAY
AS A WAVE OF FRONTAL LOW PRESSURE TRACKS EAST...ABOUT 200 MILES SOUTH
OT THE CENTRAL GULF COAST. SEAS TO TREND HIGHER BY THURSDAY. THERE
REMAINS A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF UNCERTAINTY WITH THE POSITION AND
TRACK OF THIS LOW ON THIS THURSDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
427 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
021030-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
427 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY AND THIS EVENING AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT. WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL BE GUSTY THIS
AFTERNOON AND MAY GET CLOSE TO ADVISORY CRITERIA IN SOUTH CENTRAL
LOUISIANA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO BE GUSTY MONDAY MORNING WITH WIND ADVISORY
CRITERIA POSSIBLY BEING REACHED FOR A FEW HOURS. OTHERWISE A LIGHT
FREEZE IS EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. RAIN IS
EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
427 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-021030-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
427 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING AND
IN ITS WAKE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE
THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE
IN EFFECT FOR THE NEAR SHORE WATERS AND A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN
EFFECT FOR THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF
FREQUENT GALE FORCE WINDS. LOW WATER CONDITIONS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE
FOR THE COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY
MORNING WITH ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOW WATER CONDITIONS.
WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD BEGIN TO SUBSIDE MONDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
NONE.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
853 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

LAZ005-006-010>014-017>022-TXZ149>153-165>167-011700-
LINCOLN-UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-
SABINE LA-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-CHEROKEE-RUSK-
PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSTON...FARMERVILLE...MANSFIELD...
COUSHATTA...BIENVILLE...JONESBORO...MONROE...MANY...
NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...COLUMBIA...JENA...RUSK...
HENDERSON...CARTHAGE...NACOGDOCHES...CENTER...LUFKIN...
SAN AUGUSTINE...HEMPHILL
853 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...WILL BEGIN TO
DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE LATE MORNING HOURS. THESE
SHOWERS WILL MOVE TO THE EAST NORTHEAST NEAR 40 MPH.

$$

VII

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
841 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-011700-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-
ST. LANDRY-CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-
UPPER ST. MARTIN-VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-
WEST CAMERON-EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...WELSH...
LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...LAFAYETTE...
BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...
NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...
BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...SILSBEE...
BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY...JASPER...
KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
841 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 11 AM...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL MOVE QUICKLY
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH ACROSS THE COASTAL MARSHES OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS
AND LOUISIANA. AREAS FROM SABINE PASS TO HACKBERRY COULD SEE UP
TO A QUARTER INCH AN HOUR RAINFALL RATES...OTHERWISE AMOUNTS WILL
BE LIGHT.

$$

SWEENEY

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