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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
349 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...STRONG EAST WINDS TONIGHT AND THROUGH TOMORROW...

.A FRONT DRIFTED SOUTH IN THE GULF OVERNIGHT AND THIS MORNING
WHILE A WEAK LOW HAS DEVELOPED IN THE CENTRAL GULF. THIS HAS
TIGHTENED THE PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER MUCH OF THE COASTAL WATERS
WITH WINDS PICKING UP TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND BUILDING SEAS. THIS
LOW WILL PULL OFF TO THE EAST SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

GMZ550-552-570-572-200500-
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0037.140920T0000Z-140921T0000Z/
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 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-
349 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM
CDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
* SEAS....4 TO 6 FEET INNER WATERS AND 5 TO 7 FEET OUTER 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
540 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 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>082-201400-
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-
540 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE LOUISIANA COAST
OVERNIGHT. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF COASTAL WATERS FOR
STRONG EASTERLY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF COASTAL WATERS
SATURDAY FOR STRONG EAST WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY...WITH ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. ORGANIZED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1225 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

LAZ017-018-020-022-TXZ149-152-153-165>167-201100-
ANGELINA-CHEROKEE-GRANT-LA SALLE-NACOGDOCHES-NATCHITOCHES-SABINE LA-
SABINE TX-SAN AUGUSTINE-SHELBY-
1225 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LOWER EAST AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS AND NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
DEEP EAST TEXAS AND THE SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF NORTHWEST AND
NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA. BRIEF BUT HEAVY RAINFALL AND GUSTY
WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY CONCERNS FROM ANY OF THE STRONGER
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
AREA MONDAY...AS A WEAK COLD FRONT SHIFTS SOUTHWEST ACROSS EAST
TEXAS AND NORTH LOUISIANA. NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS
EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS...SKYWARN NETWORKS...AND AMATEUR
RADIO OPERATORS...WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
728 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-201230-
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
728 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HEAVY RAINS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION AND MUCH OF THE AREA IS
UNDER A FLOOD WATCH. AFTER DAYS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS THE
GROUND HAS BECOME SATURATED. STORMS TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 2 INCHES PER HOUR AND AT TIMES MAY
APPROACH 3 INCHES PER HOUR. A BOUNDARY IS ALIGNED FROM NORTHWEST
TO SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA AND STORMS SHOULD COALESCE ALONG THIS
BOUNDARY THROUGHOUT THE MORNING AND THEN SHIFT WEST AND SOUTHWEST
THIS AFTERNOON. STREET FLOODING WILL BE A PROBLEM THROUGHOUT THE
DAY AND AREA BAYOUS...STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND
WILL POSE A FLOOD THREAT.

ALSO...FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THIS TROPICAL AIR MASS.
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE THAT ANY FUNNEL CLOUD MAY BRIEFLY TOUCH
DOWN AS A WEAK TORNADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

RAINS ON SATURDAY SHOULD GRADUALLY TAPER OFF WITH LESS INTENSE
RAINS. MUCH DRIER WEATHER WILL BE ON TAP SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS SHOULD RELAY ANY REPORTS OF THE FLOODING OF VEHICLES...MAJOR
ROADWAYS...AND OR HOMES TO THE HOUSTON GALVESTON NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
437 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-200945-
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-
437 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE
NORTHERN PORTION OF THE AREA TODAY...WITH INCREASING CHANCES
FURTHER SOUTH WHERE INCREASED MOISTURE IS IN PLACE. STRONGER
ACTIVITY WILL PRODUCE BRIEF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MUCH DRIER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BECOME REESTABLISHED FOR THE
WEEKEND. RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE AGAIN MONDAY AS OUR NEXT COLD
FRONT MOVES THROUGH BRINGING SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES AND
LOWER DEWPOINTS FOR MID-WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY NOT BE REQUIRED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
630 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

TXZ124-125-136>138-149>153-200130-
WOOD-UPSHUR-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-
SHELBY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUITMAN...GILMER...TYLER...LONGVIEW...
MARSHALL...RUSK...HENDERSON...CARTHAGE...NACOGDOCHES...CENTER
630 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS ARE BEGINNING TO DIMINISH ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN TEXAS THIS
EVENING. THESE STORMS CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 20
MPH. RAINFALL WILL BE LIGHT RANG FROM NEAR ONE TENTH OF AN INCH
PER HOUR.

$$
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