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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1015 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

MSZ050-051-056-057-011600-
JASPER MS-NEWTON MS-SMITH MS-SCOTT MS-
1015 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NEWTON...SOUTHEASTERN SCOTT...
NORTHERN JASPER AND NORTHEASTERN SMITH COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 AM CDT...

AT 1014 AM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FOREST TO NEAR ROBERTS TO BAY
SPRINGS. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  ROBERTS AROUND 1020 AM CDT.
  LAWRENCE AND CONEHATTA AROUND 1030 AM CDT.
  NEWTON AROUND 1035 AM CDT.
  DECATUR...STRATTON...GARLANDVILLE AND ROSE HILL AROUND 1040 AM CDT.
  LITTLE ROCK AROUND 1050 AM CDT.
  DUFFEE AROUND 1055 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE CHUNKY...HICKORY...
LOUIN...SYLVARENA...LAKE AND MONTROSE.

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.

HIGH WINDS CAN BRING DOWN TREES AND LARGE LIMBS RESULTING IN SERIOUS
INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN OUTDOORS
DURING SUCH STRONG WINDS...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF OLDER TREES.

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 3194 8931 3196 8944 3207 8945 3226 8952
      3258 8924 3258 8892 3217 8891
TIME...MOT...LOC 1514Z 223DEG 41KT 3231 8940 3217 8930 3199 8931

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1013 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

MSZ042-043-011600-
MADISON MS-YAZOO MS-
1013 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN YAZOO AND MADISON
COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 AM CDT...

AT 1012 AM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR WAY...OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF CANTON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  CAMDEN AND CAMERON AROUND 1025 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE BENTONIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

HIGH WINDS CAN BRING DOWN TREES AND LARGE LIMBS RESULTING IN SERIOUS
INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN OUTDOORS
DURING SUCH STRONG WINDS...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF OLDER TREES.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3248 9024 3249 9025 3249 9029 3265 9042
      3288 8997 3288 8973 3267 8973
TIME...MOT...LOC 1512Z 235DEG 32KT 3273 8995

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1042 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

LAZ040-058>061-065-066-072-011645-
UPPER LAFOURCHE-SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-UPPER JEFFERSON-ST. CHARLES-ST.
TAMMANY-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER TERREBONNE-LOWER TERREBONNE-
1042 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN
LAFOURCHE...ST. CHARLES...SOUTHWESTERN ST. TAMMANY...SOUTHEASTERN
TANGIPAHOA...CENTRAL ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST...NORTHEASTERN TERREBONNE
AND NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON PARISHES...

AT 1041 AM CDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MADISONVILLE TO NEAR KILLONA TO 10
MILES SOUTHEAST OF AMELIA. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOUMA...THIBODAUX...COVINGTON...LAPLACE...HAHNVILLE...METAIRIE...RESERVE...
AVONDALE...JEFFERSON...HARAHAN...LOCKPORT...ABITA SPRINGS...MADISONVILLE...
ST. ROSE...MATHEWS...LULING...NEW SARPY...PARADIS...RACELAND AND TAFT.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 2948 9112 2990 9069 2989 9066 2993 9067
      3022 9044 3051 9027 3056 8979 3053 8977
      3026 8995 3026 8998 3030 8999 3036 9008
      3039 9020 3022 9041 3014 9043 3007 9039
      3002 9012 2999 9012 2942 9069
TIME...MOT...LOC 1541Z 270DEG 13KT 3045 9024 2999 9053 2954 9100

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1003 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

LAZ039-040-049-050-056>060-071-072-011600-
LIVINGSTON-UPPER LAFOURCHE-SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-NORTHERN
TANGIPAHOA-WASHINGTON-ST. CHARLES-ASSUMPTION-ST. TAMMANY-ST. JOHN THE
BAPTIST-ASCENSION-ST. JAMES-
1003 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN
LAFOURCHE...NORTHWESTERN ST. CHARLES...SOUTHERN WASHINGTON...ST.
TAMMANY...TANGIPAHOA...EASTERN LIVINGSTON...EAST CENTRAL
ASSUMPTION...ST. JAMES...ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST AND EAST CENTRAL
ASCENSION PARISHES...

AT 1002 AM CDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR INDEPENDENCE TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF
SPRINGFIELD TO NEAR BAYOU GENEVE. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HAMMOND...THIBODAUX...BOGALUSA...COVINGTON...LAPLACE...HAHNVILLE...RESERVE...
PONCHATOULA...GRAMERCY...LUTCHER...ABITA SPRINGS...INDEPENDENCE...ALBANY...
MADISONVILLE...FOLSOM...SPRINGFIELD...SUN...ROBERT...BUSH AND SOUTH
VACHERIE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 3086 8985 3044 8981 3028 8998 3029 8998
      3036 9008 3039 9020 3022 9041 3016 9043
      3009 9041 3005 9028 2999 9028 2980 9048
      2974 9109 2980 9109 3032 9056 3065 9059
      3068 9057
TIME...MOT...LOC 1502Z 259DEG 28KT 3061 9053 3034 9051 2980 9106

$$

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