Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1243 AM CDT MON MAY 21 2018

MSZ043-048-049-210645-
Hinds MS-Rankin MS-Madison MS-
1243 AM CDT MON MAY 21 2018

...A CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL
RANKIN...EASTERN HINDS AND WESTERN MADISON COUNTIES UNTIL 145 AM
CDT...

At 1242 AM CDT, Meteorologists were tracking strong thunderstorms
along a line extending from 6 miles northwest of Canton to Flowood.
Movement was north at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Strong thunderstorms will be near...
  Way around 1255 AM CDT.
  Gluckstadt around 110 AM CDT.
  Annandale around 115 AM CDT.
  Canton around 120 AM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

High winds can bring down trees and large limbs resulting in serious
injury or property damage. Exercise extreme caution when outdoors
during such strong winds...and be especially aware of older trees.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 3215 9030 3263 9032 3265 9030 3264 9029
      3266 9028 3267 9020 3268 9018 3269 9015
      3269 9014 3270 9013 3270 9010 3273 9007
      3275 9004 3279 9002 3282 9002 3284 8999
      3230 8985
TIME...MOT...LOC 0542Z 173DEG 22KT 3267 9011 3234 9009

$$

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