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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
400 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
231200-
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-
400 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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

PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING WILL GIVE WAY TO A FEW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION ON TUESDAY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED...WITH THE BEST CHANCE FOR STRONG
STORMS TO BE LOCATED IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA.

SOME FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BY CHRISTMAS MORNING
ACROSS PARTS OF EAST TEXAS AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA.

BY SATURDAY...ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
400 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-231200-
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-
400 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW SHOWERS COULD MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL LAKES AND WATERS TODAY
AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

BEHIND A COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY...WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL BE LIKELY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
940 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-240345-
GALVESTON BAY-MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
940 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG MAY IMPACT THE UPPER TEXAS COAST TONIGHT INTO EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS ON TUESDAY.
TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH MODERATE TO
STRONG WIND GUSTS IN ITS WAKE. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT
FOR THE BAYS AND COASTAL WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT ALSO HAS THE POTENTIAL TO
REDUCE WATER LEVELS IN THE BAYS AND LOW WATER ADVISORIES MAY ALSO
BE NEEDED BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
940 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-240345-
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-
940 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG MAY IMPACT THE UPPER TEXAS COAST TONIGHT INTO EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING...WITH VISIBILITIES IN SOME AREAS APPROACHING ONE
QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH SOUTHEAST TEXAS ON TUESDAY.
IT WILL TURN BREEZY AND COLDER BEHIND THE FRONT...AND WIND
ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED ALONG THE COAST BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
747 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

MSZ031-038-039-044>046-048>052-054>056-059>061-240200-
LOWNDES-WINSTON-NOXUBEE-LEAKE-NESHOBA-KEMPER-HINDS-RANKIN-SCOTT-
NEWTON-LAUDERDALE-COPIAH-SIMPSON-SMITH-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-
FRANKLIN MS-
747 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MISSISSIPPI...EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...
AND SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND TUESDAY

FOG
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...TONIGHT

TORNADOES
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...TUESDAY

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...TUESDAY

THERE IS A LIMITED RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY. LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE.

IN ADDITION...PATCHY DENSE FOG CAPABLE OF REDUCING VISIBILITIES DOWN
TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=2)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY

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 TUESDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
747 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

MSZ057-058-062>066-072>074-240200-
JASPER-CLARKE-LINCOLN-LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-JONES-
MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-
747 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL
MISSISSIPPI...SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...AND SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND TUESDAY

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

TORNADOES
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...TUESDAY

FOG
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...TONIGHT

THERE IS A LIMITED RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. DAMAGING
WINDS ARE THE MAIN RISK ALTHOUGH TORNADOES CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

THERE WILL BE A CONTINUED RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY.
LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE.

IN ADDITION...PATCHY DENSE FOG CAPABLE OF REDUCING VISIBILITIES DOWN
TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY

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 TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

23

&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FOG*
EXTREME...WIDESPREAD FOG WITH VISIBILITIES NEAR ZERO.
HIGH...FOG WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 1/4 MILE
 LIKELY.
ELEVATED...FOG WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 1/4 MILE
 POSSIBLE.
LIMITED...PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 1/4
 MILE POSSIBLE.

*TORNADOES*
EXTREME...CONFIDENT IN STRONG TORNADOES WITH RATINGS EF2 OR
 GREATER.
HIGH...STRONG TORNADOES POSSIBLE WITH RATINGS EF2 OR GREATER.
ELEVATED...CONFIDENT IN TORNADOES.
LIMITED...TORNADOES POSSIBLE.

*SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS*
EXTREME...CONFIDENT IN SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH WIND GUSTS OF
 75 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 2 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.
HIGH...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.


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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
747 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025>030-032>037-
040>043-047-053-240200-
ASHLEY-CHICOT-MOREHOUSE-WEST CARROLL-EAST CARROLL-RICHLAND-
MADISON LA-FRANKLIN LA-CATAHOULA-TENSAS-CONCORDIA-BOLIVAR-
SUNFLOWER-LEFLORE-GRENADA-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-WEBSTER-CLAY-CHOCTAW-
OKTIBBEHA-WASHINGTON-HUMPHREYS-HOLMES-ATTALA-ISSAQUENA-SHARKEY-
YAZOO-MADISON MS-WARREN-CLAIBORNE-
747 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS...NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...NORTH
CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI...AND WEST CENTRAL
MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND TUESDAY

FOG
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...TONIGHT

PATCHY DENSE FOG CAPABLE OF REDUCING VISIBILITIES DOWN TO A QUARTER
MILE OR LESS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=3)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY

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 IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH NEXT SUNDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
635 PM CST MON DEC 22 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>082-231245-
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-
635 PM CST MON DEC 22 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 TONIGHT. ORGANIZED SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED THOUGH ONE OR TWO MAY BECOME
STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE OVERNIGHT. ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT
DEVELOP WILL HAVE SOME POTENTIAL TO BECOME SEVERE...WITH DAMAGING
WINDS GUSTS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES BEING THE PRIMARY THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL INCREASE AFTER SUNRISE ON
TUESDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY
AND TUESDAY NIGHT. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP DURING
THE AFTERNOON HOURS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS OVER AREAS GENERALLY WEST OF I-55 CORRIDOR.
MORE ORGANIZED STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS AND A POSSIBLE SQUALL LINE
CAN THEN BE EXPECTED IN THE LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS. THIS TIME PERIOD COULD SEE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP TO 65
MPH...ISOLATED TORNADOES AND SOME LARGE HAIL. THE THREAT OF SEVERE
WEATHER WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST WITH COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE
AROUND MIDNIGHT.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED TUESDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS FOR STRONG ONSHORE FLOW. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
WILL BE REQUIRED AND POSSIBLY GALE WARNINGS FOR PORTIONS OF THE
COASTAL WATERS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY FOR STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT NEEDED TODAY.
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED TUESDAY FROM NOON
THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

$$

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