Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1251 AM CDT SUN MAY 20 2018

MSZ065-066-073-074-200630-
Jones MS-Covington MS-Lamar MS-Forrest MS-
1251 AM CDT SUN MAY 20 2018

...A LINE OF GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHERN
FORREST...COVINGTON...NORTHERN LAMAR AND SOUTHWESTERN JONES COUNTIES
UNTIL 130 AM CDT...

At 1250 AM CDT, Meteorologists were tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms extending from 7 miles north of Collins to near
Sanford to near Macedonia. Movement was southwest at 20 mph.

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

Strong thunderstorms will be near...
  Sanford and Rawls Springs around 1255 AM CDT.
  Collins around 105 AM CDT.
  Mount Olive around 110 AM CDT.
  Sumrall around 115 AM CDT.
  West Hattiesburg around 125 AM CDT.
  Hattiesburg, Lone Star and Oak Grove around 130 AM CDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Seminary.

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 3128 8965 3143 8965 3144 8959 3151 8959
      3155 8962 3161 8975 3176 8975 3179 8946
      3149 8910 3143 8913 3143 8914 3126 8915
      3117 8929
TIME...MOT...LOC 0550Z 063DEG 20KT 3173 8952 3145 8939 3136 8913

$$

BYB



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