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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
444 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-011100-
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-
444 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
A MUCH STRONGER COLD FRONT WITH A MUCH COLDER AIR MASS WILL CONTINUE
TO BUILD SOUTH TODAY...WITH NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED. THIS WILL
BRING STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW BY TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...WITH SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORIES ISSUED FOR ALL COASTAL WATERS...LAKES AND BAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
WINDS AND SEAS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATER SATURDAY...WITH ONSHORE
FLOW EXPECTED TO RESUME BY MONDAY. INCREASING CHANCES OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED BY LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
400 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 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>082-011400-
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-
400 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF THE GULF COASTAL
WATERS...SOUNDS AND TIDAL LAKES TONIGHT. THE EXCEPTION TO THIS IS
ACROSS THE GULF COASTAL WATERS TO THE WEST OF PORT FOURCHON WHERE A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS OF 30 TO 40
KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE GALE WARNING
AREA...WHILE WINDS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS WILL BE OBSERVED IN THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY AREA.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA TO THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...
INCLUDING THE NEW ORLEANS METRO AREA. SUSTAINED NORTH WINDS NEAR
25 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH OCCASIONAL WIND GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY AND
POSSIBLY INTO SATURDAY EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR NORTH
WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR ALL
OF THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE DAY SATURDAY.

AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION SATURDAY...THE STAGE MAY BE
SET FOR THE FIRST LIGHT FREEZE OF THE SEASON IN ISOLATED LOCATIONS
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. AREAS ALONG AND TO THE NORTH OF
THE INTERSTATE 10 AND 12 CORRIDOR WILL HAVE THE POSSIBILITY OF
SEEING TEMPERATURES DROP TO 32 DEGREES OR SLIGHTLY LOWER...AND A
FREEZE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THOSE AREAS. THE LOCATIONS WITH THE
BEST CHANCE OF EXPERIENCING A LIGHT FREEZE WILL BE IN SOUTHWEST
MISSISSIPPI AND ADJACENT LOUISIANA PARISHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
259 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

LAZ024-026-MSZ054>066-072>074-012000-
CATAHOULA-CONCORDIA-COPIAH-SIMPSON-SMITH-JASPER-CLARKE-JEFFERSON-
ADAMS-FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-
JONES-MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-
259 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND SATURDAY

FIRE WEATHER
THREAT...ELEVATED
TIMING...SATURDAY

FIRE DANGER WILL BE ELEVATED ON SATURDAY AS LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL COMBINE WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS AND DRY FUELS. BURNING IS
DISCOURAGED.

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

A WIDESPREAD FREEZE IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO UNPROTECTED TENDER VEGETATION WITH
TEMPERATURES BETWEEN 27 TO 32 DEGREES FOR 1 TO 4 HOURS. FROST IS
EXPECTED AS WELL. A FREEZE WATCH IS IN EFFECT.

.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 THURSDAY.

$$

CME

&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FREEZE AND FROST*
EXTREME...HARD FREEZE (LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 28 DEGREES) DURING
 THE GROWING SEASON WITH CATASTROPHIC DAMAGE TO UNPROTECTED
 TENDER VEGETATION.
HIGH...FREEZE EXPECTED (LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 32 DEGREES) FOR 3
 HOURS OR MORE DURING THE GROWING SEASON WITH SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE
 TO UNPROTECTED TENDER VEGETATION.
ELEVATED...FROST EXPECTED DURING THE GROWING SEASON WITH DAMAGE
 TO UNPROTECTED TENDER VEGETATION. THIS MAY INCLUDE TEMPERATURES
 LESS THAN 32 DEGREES FOR 1-2 HOURS.
LIMITED...PATCHY FROST DURING THE GROWING SEASON WITH MINOR
 DAMAGE TO UNPROTECTED TENDER VEGETATION.

*FIRE WEATHER*
EXTREME...VERY STRONG WINDS IN EXCESS OF RED FLAG WARNING
 CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH LIMITED TO MODERATE HUMIDITY. FIRES
 WILL SPREAD QUICKLY AND SPOT FIRES ARE COMMON. FIRE CONTROL IS
 VERY DIFFICULT DUE TO STRONG WINDS.
HIGH...OPEN BURNING SHOULD NOT BE ATTEMPTED. HIGH WINDS AND
 EXTREME DRY PERIODS LEAD TO EXTREME BURNING CONDITIONS. OPEN
 FIRES CAN QUICKLY ESCAPE AND ARE VERY DIFFICULT TO CONTROL,
 EVEN FOR EXPERIENCED FIREFIGHTERS. CONDITIONS CAN MEET
 MINIMUM CONDITIONS FOR RED FLAG WARNINGS IN MOST CASES.
ELEVATED...ANY OPEN BURNING IS DISCOURAGED DUE TO INCREASED
 WIND AND LOWER HUMIDITY, EXCEPT BY EXPERIENCED FIRE
 PERSONNEL. INCREASING WINDS AND LOWER HUMIDITY CONTRIBUTE TO
 DRYING FUELS. FIRES ESCAPE CONTROL MORE EASILY AND
 CONTAINMENT IS DIFFICULT FOR INEXPERIENCED FIRE PERSONNEL.
 APPROACHING RED FLAG CONDITIONS.
LIMITED...OPEN BURNING IS USUALLY SAFE WITH PROPER CONTAINERS
 AND PRECAUTIONS UNDER LIMITED FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS.


...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
NWS JAN TROPICAL PAGE...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN/?N=TROPICAL
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER HOME PAGE...
   WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/
FIND NWS JAN ON FACEBOOK...
   WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSJACKSONMS
FOLLOW NWS JAN ON TWITTER...
   @NWSJACKSONMS

...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR FIRE WEATHER ISSUES...

NWS JAN FIRE WEATHER PAGE...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN/?N=FIRE_WEATHER
MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION...
   WWW.MFC.MS.GOV/
SPC FIRE WEATHER OUTLOOK...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/FIRE_WX/
NWS FIRE WEATHER PAGE...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/RIDGE2/FIRE/

   PLEASE CONVERT ALL WEB ADDRESSES TO LOWER CASE BEFORE ENTERING!

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1145 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

LAZ010>013-017>022-TXZ136-149>153-165>167-011200-
DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-SABINE LA-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-
GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-SMITH-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-
SHELBY-ANGELINA-SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
1145 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

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

A WINDY ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON
WITH GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS. OVERNIGHT...TEMPERATURES WILL
PLUMMET TO MID TO UPPER 30S BY SUNRISE. OTHERWISE...NO HAZARDOUS
WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

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

AFTER WINTER LIKE HIGHS NEAR 60 DEGRESS ON SATURDAY...OUR SUNDAY
MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES MAY FALL TO NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING PATCHY
FROST WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE FOUR STATE AREA SUNDAY
MORNING.

TEMPERATURES WILL QUICKLY WARM BY EARLY NEXT WEEK SETTING THE
STAGE FOR THUNDERSTORMS AS A WET PACIFIC COLD FRONT AND STRONG
UPPER TROUGH MOVE INTO THE FOUR STATE AREA. HOWEVER...NO HAZARDOUS
WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
434 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-010945-
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-
434 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS THIS MORNING. BREEZY NORTH
WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT AND DRAW CONSIDERABLY
DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION. RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL DROP TO
BETWEEN 20 AND 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. THE DRY AIR MASS COUPLED
WITH NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 MPH WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY SOUTHWEST OF A BRENHAM TO ANGLETON LINE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH TEXAS ON TUESDAY. THIS
SYSTEM ALONG WITH A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SET THE STAGE FOR
AN EXTENDED WET PERIOD ACROSS PARTS OF THE STATE. AT THIS TIME...
IT IS UNCLEAR WHICH PARTS OF THE STATE WILL RECEIVE HEAVY RAIN BUT
THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR PART OF THE STATE TO RECEIVE 1 TO 3
INCHES OF RAIN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
434 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-010945-
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-
434 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP TODAY IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR GALVESTON BAY...MATAGORDA
BAY AND THE ADJACENT GULF WATERS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY. NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON
SUNDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL
LIKELY BE REQUIRED DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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