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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
254 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

LAZ027-028-030>032-042-190830-
BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-VERNON-RAPIDES-
254 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON
DAVIS...EAST CENTRAL BEAUREGARD...SOUTHEASTERN VERNON...CENTRAL
RAPIDES...NORTHWESTERN EVANGELINE AND ALLEN PARISHES...

AT 253 AM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR COLFAX TO NEAR REEVES...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT
40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALEXANDRIA...PINEVILLE...OAKDALE...OBERLIN...GLENMORA...BOYCE...
ELIZABETH...REEVES...MITTIE...HINESTON...ALEXANDRIA INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT...BALL...ALLEN PARISH AIRPORT...HARMONY...PARADISE...TIOGA...
OTIS...ELMER...GARDNER AND KINGSVILLE.

LAT...LON 3053 9273 3043 9308 3144 9270 3145 9269
      3145 9268 3140 9270 3139 9265 3146 9232
TIME...MOT...LOC 0753Z 236DEG 36KT 3147 9264 3048 9304
$$

SWEENEY

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
242 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

MSZ063-064-190815-
LAWRENCE MS-JEFFERSON DAVIS MS-
242 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON DAVIS AND
EAST CENTRAL LAWRENCE COUNTIES UNTIL 315 AM CDT...

AT 241 AM CDT...METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR PRENTISS...OR 19 MILES SOUTH OF PINOLA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20
MPH.

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

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  PRENTISS AROUND 250 AM CDT.
  CLEM AROUND 315 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE SILVER CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3160 9012 3177 8984 3177 8976 3176 8975
      3162 8976 3161 8975 3161 8974 3159 8971
      3157 8969 3144 9003
TIME...MOT...LOC 0741Z 238DEG 17KT 3160 8995

$$

GRG

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
233 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

TXZ251-254>257-190930-
KENEDY-INLAND WILLACY-INLAND CAMERON-COASTAL WILLACY-
COASTAL CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SARITA...RAYMONDVILLE...BROWNSVILLE...
HARLINGEN...PORT MANSFIELD...PORT ISABEL...SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...
LAGUNA HEIGHTS...LAGUNA VISTA
233 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG FORMING ALONG COASTAL DEEP SOUTH TEXAS...

AT 230 AM...SURFACE OBSERVATIONS FROM AROUND CAMERON COUNTY
INDICATED THAT AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE FORMED ACROSS THE HARLINGEN
AND BROWNSVILLE AREAS. THESE AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL REDUCE THE
VISIBILITIES DOWN TO AROUND ONE QUARTER OF A MILE IN BOTH CITIES.

ADDITIONAL AREAS OF DENSE FOG MAY BE AFFECTING WILLACY AND KENEDY
COUNTIES.

EARLY MORNING MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN...USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...
AND MAINTAIN A SAFE FOLLOWING DISTANCE BETWEEN VEHICLES THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
142 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

NEZ005-008>010-023>028-035>038-059-094-190815-
ARTHUR NE-BLAINE NE-BROWN NE-CUSTER NE-EASTERN CHERRY NE-GARFIELD
NE-GRANT NE-HOLT NE-HOOKER NE-LINCOLN NE-LOGAN NE-LOUP NE-MCPHERSON
NE-ROCK NE-THOMAS NE-WESTERN CHERRY NE-
142 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN CHERRY...
NORTHEASTERN ARTHUR...THOMAS...SOUTHERN ROCK...MCPHERSON...LOUP...
LOGAN...NORTHERN LINCOLN...HOOKER...SOUTHERN HOLT...GRANT...NORTHERN
GARFIELD...NORTHWESTERN CUSTER...SOUTHERN BROWN AND BLAINE COUNTIES
UNTIL 315 AM CDT/215 AM MDT/...

AT 135 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
HEAVY RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5
MILES NORTH OF CHAMBERS TO 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF HERSHEY...AND MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

HEAVY RAIN IS ONGOING WITH RAINFALL RATES OF 1/4 TO 1/2 INCH PER
HOUR. THIS RAIN IS FALLING ON WET GROUND PRODUCING SIGNIFICANT
RUNOFF AND PONDING. A GRADUAL DECREASE IN RAINFALL INTENSITY IS
EXPECTED THROUGH 315 AM CDT...215 AM MDT.

LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...
  ARNOLD...
  NORTH PLATTE...
  TAYLOR...
  GANDY...
  HERSHEY...
  CHAMBERS...
  PAGE...
  ANSELMO...
  EWING...

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 83 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 81 AND 165.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 2 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 142 AND 264.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 303 AND 328.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 61 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 147 AND 159.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 92 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 173 AND 264.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 97 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 73.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 183 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 123 AND 167.

HEAVY RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES...IS LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY. SOME UNIMPROVED ROADS MAY BE WASHED OUT.

$$

CDC

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