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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
352 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

ALZ040-042-211030-
Dallas AL-Lowndes AL-
352 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LOWNDES AND DALLAS COUNTIES UNTIL
430 AM CST...

At 352 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Belknap, or 16 miles west of Mosses, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Selma, Valley Grande, Mosses, Hayneville, Selmont-West Selmont, White
Hall, Gordonville, Orrville, Lowndesboro, Benton, Bogue Chitto,
Memorial Stadium, Burnsville, Marion Junction, Paul M Grist State
Park, Dallas County Horse Arena, Dallas Lake, Old Cahaba Park,
Dannelly Reservoir and Gardner Island.

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.

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 3205 8686 3205 8718 3214 8725 3221 8737
      3248 8731 3249 8711 3260 8704 3273 8702
      3266 8702 3266 8692 3231 8682 3231 8681
      3239 8678 3240 8673 3236 8671 3241 8662
      3236 8660 3234 8651 3196 8662 3196 8686
TIME...MOT...LOC 0952Z 212DEG 27KT 3212 8695

$$

32/Davis

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Mobile AL
337 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

ALZ051-MSZ067-211015-
Choctaw AL-Wayne MS-
337 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
SOUTHWESTERN CHOCTAW AND NORTHEASTERN WAYNE COUNTIES UNTIL 415 AM
CST...

At 336 AM CST, the strong thunderstorm was located 10 miles west of
Silas, or 10 miles northeast of Waynesboro, moving northeast at 65
mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Waynesboro, Gilbertown and Toxey.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 AM CST for southeastern
Mississippi.

LAT...LON 3199 8810 3170 8843 3170 8846 3167 8846
      3163 8851 3170 8867 3186 8862 3190 8847
      3205 8845
TIME...MOT...LOC 0936Z 214DEG 56KT 3177 8850

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
337 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

LAZ036-037-039-071-211015-
Northern Tangipahoa-Washington-East Feliciana-St. Helena-
337 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WESTERN WASHINGTON...NORTHERN
TANGIPAHOA...ST. HELENA AND EAST CENTRAL EAST FELICIANA PARISHES...

At 337 AM CST, a strong thunderstorm was located near Kentwood, or 12
miles northeast of Amite, moving northeast at 45 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and dime size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Greensburg, Amite, Amite City, Kentwood, Roseland, Osyka, Montpelier,
Easleyville, Wilmer, Mount Herman, Darlington and Tangipahoa.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, 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.

LAT...LON 3099 9010 3071 9024 3065 9076 3065 9090
      3071 9085 3072 9085 3072 9088 3085 9084
      3100 9056 3100 9023
TIME...MOT...LOC 0937Z 245DEG 40KT 3090 9042

$$

AK

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
344 AM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-SCZ001-
002-004-005-010-011-019-211500-
Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Avery-Madison-
Yancey-Mitchell-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Graham-Northern Jackson-
Macon-Southern Jackson-Transylvania-Henderson-Oconee Mountains-
Pickens Mountains-Greater Oconee-Greater Pickens-Anderson-
Abbeville-Greenwood-
Including the cities of Clayton, Pine Mountain, Mountain City,
Cornelia, Baldwin, Demorest, Clarkesville, Hollywood, Boydville,
Toccoa, Royston, Whitworth, Lavonia, Franklin Springs, Canon,
Hartwell, Nuberg, Reed Creek, Elberton, Fortsonia, Middleton,
Ruckersville, Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Faust, Mars Hill,
Marshall, Walnut, Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Swiss,
Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick,
Mount Mitchell State Park, Spruce Pine, Poplar, Newfound Gap,
Alarka, Almond, Bryson City, Luada, Smokemont, Wesser,
Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso, Cove Creek,
Lake Junaluska, Asheville, Robbinsville, Stecoah, Cullowhee,
Tuckasegee, Sylva, Franklin, Rainbow Springs, Kyle,
Nantahala Lake, Highlands, Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Brevard,
Cedar Mountain, Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana,
East Flat Rock, Tuxedo, Etowah, Mountain Rest, Walhalla,
Westminster, Pumpkintown, Seneca, Oakway, Easley, Dacusville,
Clemson, Anderson, Abbeville, Calhoun Falls, Ware Shoals,
and Ninety Six
344 AM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

...PATCHY DENSE FOG THIS MORNING ACROSS NORTHEAST GEORGIA - THE
WESTERN UPSTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS...

Abundant low level moisture and light winds across the region will
lead to the development of low clouds and areas of fog this
morning. A few locations could see visibility drop to one-
quarter mile or less in dense fog. In addition, the visibility
across the region may change very quickly over short distances.
Visibility may be worse near bodies of water, in low lying areas,
and in mountain valleys.

Allow extra time to reach your destination if traveling in this
area this morning.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
317 AM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

VAZ048-060>062-064>069-075>090-092-093-095>098-509>525-211400-
Fluvanna-Prince Edward-Cumberland-Goochland-Caroline-Mecklenburg-
Lunenburg-Nottoway-Amelia-Powhatan-Westmoreland-Richmond-
Northumberland-Lancaster-Brunswick-Dinwiddie-Prince George-
Charles City-New Kent-Gloucester-Middlesex-Mathews-Greensville-
Sussex-Surry-James City-Southampton-Isle of Wight-
Norfolk/Portsmouth-Suffolk-Chesapeake-Virginia Beach-
Western Louisa-Eastern Louisa-Western Hanover-Eastern Hanover-
Western Chesterfield-
Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)-
Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)-Eastern Henrico-
Western King William-Eastern King William-Western King and Queen-
Eastern King and Queen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-York-
Newport News-Hampton/Poquoson-
Including the cities of Farmville, Goochland, South Hill, Crewe,
Lawrenceville, Petersburg, Hopewell, Emporia, Wakefield, Barham,
Gwaltney Corner, Bacons Castle, Chippokes State Park,
Hog Island Game Reserve, Poolesville, Booth Fork, Williamsburg,
Franklin, Louisa, Mineral, Ashland, Mechanicsville, Bon Air,
Midlothian, Chesterfield, Chester, Colonial Heights, Richmond,
Sandston, Aylett, King William, West Point,
King And Queen Court House, Tappahannock, and Dunnsville
317 AM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

...AREAS OF FOG ACROSS SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA THIS
MORNING...

Areas of fog are occurring across portions of South and Southeast
Virginia this morning. Visibilities will average one half to two
miles, but will locally be reduced to under a half mile.
Visibilities are expected to improve mid morning.

Motorists should be alert for sudden changes in visibility due to
the areas of dense fog. Drive at reduced speeds, and use low beam
headlights only.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Miami FL
306 AM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

FLZ063-066-067-069>071-073-075-174-211300-
Glades-Hendry-Inland Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier-
Inland Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Mainland Monroe-Far South Miami-
Dade-
Including the cities of Palmdale, Moore Haven, Clewiston,
LaBelle, Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, Pahokee, South Bay,
Belle Glade, Wellington, Lion Country Safari,
South County Regional Park, Naples, Immokalee,
Miccosukee Indian Reservation, Markham Park, Homestead,
Florida City, Redland, Miccosukee Resort, Kendale Lakes,
West Kendall, Country Walk, Shark Valley, Flamingo,
and Everglades National Park
306 AM EST Sat Jan 21 2017

Areas of fog is occurring across most of the northwestern
interior region of South Florida, with isolated areas of
dense fog possible over Collier and Hendry counties. Drivers
across these areas should exercise caution as visibilities
will be reduced to about half mile or less, even as low as
one quarter mile in isolated areas of dense fog.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1002 PM EST Fri Jan 20 2017

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ009-012>017-022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-
211400-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Watauga-Wilkes-
Yadkin-Smyth-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-
Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-
Henry-Pittsylvania-Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-
Charlotte-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Eden, Yanceyville, Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Marion,
Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop,
Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle,
Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst,
Martinsville, Danville, Lynchburg, Appomattox, South Boston,
and Keysville
1002 PM EST Fri Jan 20 2017

...Patchy Dense Fog to Hamper Travel Overnight...

The combination of moist ground from earlier day rainfall and calm
winds has resulted in the development of patchy dense fog across
much of the area. Visibilities have dropped below one mile in a
number of locations, but especially along the Interstate 81
corridor from Christiansburg southwest toward Marion. Other
locations seeing severely reduced visibilities include Lynchburg
and Boone.

If you are traveling about tonight, especially along Interstate
81, be prepared for areas of severely reduced visibilities. Reduce
speed, use low beam headlight, and allow for extra distance
between you and the vehicle in front of you.

If conditions continue to worse, a dense fog advisory may be
required.

$$

RAB

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
848 PM EST Fri Jan 20 2017

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ035>037-056-057-068>072-082-502-504-
506-508-510-SCZ001>014-019-211300-
Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Alexander-Iredell-
Davie-Catawba-Rowan-Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-
Union-Greater Caldwell-Greater Burke-Eastern McDowell-
Greater Rutherford-Eastern Polk-Oconee Mountains-
Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-Greater Oconee-
Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Cherokee-York-
Anderson-Abbeville-Laurens-Chester-Greenwood-
Including the cities of Clayton, Pine Mountain, Mountain City,
Cornelia, Baldwin, Demorest, Clarkesville, Hollywood, Boydville,
Toccoa, Royston, Whitworth, Lavonia, Franklin Springs, Canon,
Hartwell, Nuberg, Reed Creek, Elberton, Fortsonia, Middleton,
Ruckersville, Bethlehem, Ellendale, Millersville, Taylorsville,
Hiddenite, Stony Point, Statesville, Mooresville, Farmington,
Fork Church, Mocksville, Advance, Hickory, Newton, St. Stephens,
Salisbury, Shelby, Kings Mountain, Lincolnton, Crouse, Gastonia,
Charlotte, Huntersville, Matthews, Concord, Kannapolis, Monroe,
Trinity, Indian Trail, Weddington, Kings Creek, Lenoir, Sawmills,
Granite Falls, Morganton, Pleasant Grove, Valdese, Marion, Nebo,
Dysartsville, Fero, Glenwood, Forest City, Rutherfordton,
Spindale, Tryon, Columbus, Lake Adger, Mill Spring,
Mountain Rest, Walhalla, Westminster, Pumpkintown, Tigerville,
Gowensville, Caesars Head, Cleveland, Marietta, Seneca, Oakway,
Easley, Dacusville, Clemson, Greenville, Taylors, Greer, Mauldin,
Fork Shoals, Simpsonville, Berea, Spartanburg, Gaffney, Catawba,
Rock Hill, Anderson, Abbeville, Calhoun Falls, Laurens, Clinton,
Union, Monarch Mills, Blackstock, Chester, Cornwell, Great Falls,
Ware Shoals, and Ninety Six
848 PM EST Fri Jan 20 2017

...PATCHY DENSE FOG LIKELY OVERNIGHT ACROSS NORTHEAST
GEORGIA...UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...AND THE NORTH CAROLINA
FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT...

Abundant low level moisture and light winds across the region will
lead to the development of low clouds and areas of fog overnight.
A few locations could see visibility drop quickly to one-quarter
mile or less in dense fog. In addition, the visibility across the
region may change very quickly over short distances.

Allow extra time to reach your destination if traveling in this
area overnight. If dense fog develops and begins to become more
widespread, a Dense Fog Advisory could be needed.

$$

Gerapetritis

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NOAA National Weather Service
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