Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
631 AM CDT Sat Aug 8 2020

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Chandeleur Sound...
  Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out 20
  NM...
  Mississippi Sound...

* Until 700 AM CDT.

* At 631 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing
  waterspouts was located over Cat Island. The severe thunderstorm
  was nearly stationary.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can quickly form and capsize boats...damage
           vessels and oil rigs...and create suddenly higher waves.
           Make sure all on board are in a secure location and
           wearing life jackets.

* Locations impacted include...
  Mississippi Sound, Ship Island and Cat Island.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe harbor
immediately.

&&

LAT...LON 3035 8875 3034 8872 3017 8881 3014 8916
      3027 8918 3037 8878
TIME...MOT...LOC 1131Z 237DEG 1KT 3020 8910

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...<34KTS

$$



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