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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1249 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

ALZ012-022-011845-
PICKENS AL-LAMAR AL-
1249 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PICKENS AND SOUTHERN LAMAR
COUNTIES UNTIL 145 PM CDT...

AT 1248 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE IN EAST MISSISSIPPI EXTENDING FROM NEAR PALA ALTO TO
NEAR PANOLA. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALICEVILLE...VERNON...GORDO...REFORM...MILLPORT...CARROLLTON...
PICKENSVILLE...KENNEDY...ETHELSVILLE...MCMULLEN...BEVILL LOCK AND DAM...
JOHNSTON LAKE...GARDEN...BEDFORD...GAINESVILLE LAKE CAMPGROUND...GEORGE
DOWNER AIRPORT...KIRK...LUBBUB...COCHRANE AND MCSHAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3348 8828 3388 8822 3369 8794 3353 8795
      3352 8784 3321 8784 3299 8824 3299 8830
TIME...MOT...LOC 1748Z 227DEG 33KT 3362 8875 3298 8821

$$
STEFKOVICH

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