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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
918 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TONIGHT FOR PARTS OF THE GULF WATERS....

.LIGHT TO MODEST SOUTH WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BEGIN STRENGTHENING
TODAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM EMERGES EAST OF THE ROCKIES. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED BY TONIGHT OVER THE GULF
WATERS WEST OF CAMERON WITHIN 20 NM, AND OVER ALL OF THE GULF
WATERS BEYOND 20 NM. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS ARE
EXPECTED TO LINGER INTO WEDNESDAY, AND ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES MAY
BE REQUIRED.

GMZ450-470-472-475-282230-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0015.170329T0000Z-170329T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
918 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET NEARSHORE, 5 TO 7 FEET
  BEYOND 20 NM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1200 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-291700-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-
Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-
Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-
Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
1200 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas...southwest Arkansas...north central Louisiana...
northwest Louisiana...southeast Oklahoma...east Texas and
northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage
from the west overnight across southeast Oklahoma and northeast
Texas. A few of these ongoing storms may be severe but are
forecast to quickly diminish upon entering the ArkLaTex.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...

Numerous strong to severe thunderstorms will develop across the
ArkLaTex on Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night, with the
threat for damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, hail, and locally
heavy rainfall possible. Lingering severe convection will exit the
region across southeast Arkansas and north Louisiana on Thursday
morning. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary
threat by Thursday morning. Showers and thunderstorms increase in
coverage again on Sunday and Sunday night with the threat for
additional severe thunderstorms.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators...and storm spotters should not be needed through
tonight.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
1121 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-291700-
Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Wilcox-Monroe-Conecuh-Butler-Crenshaw-
Escambia-Covington-Mobile Inland-Baldwin Inland-Mobile Central-
Baldwin Central-Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Inland-
Escambia Coastal-Santa Rosa Inland-Santa Rosa Coastal-
Okaloosa Inland-Okaloosa Coastal-Wayne-Perry-Greene-Stone-George-
1121 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Alabama...southwest Alabama...northwest Florida and southeast
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Fog likely to develop late tonight. Fog could become locally dense
in some areas, causing reduced visibility to a half mile or less.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A threat for severe weather returns to the forecast area Thursday
and Thursday night. Damaging straight line winds in excess of 60
mph, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible. Locally
heavy rainfall, with widespread 1 to 2 inches of accumulations,
will also be possible. Stay tuned for further updates on this
developing weather pattern through the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks is not
expected through Monday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
1109 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-290415-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-
East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-St. Tammany-Iberville-
West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-Assumption-
St. James-St. John The Baptist-Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-
Upper Jefferson-Orleans-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
1109 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Thunderstorms will be likely across the area late Wednesday night
into Thursday as a storm system moves through the Mississippi
River Valley. Some of the storms could be severe. Late Wednesday
night there is a Marginal Risk of severe weather west of a line
from just west of McComb to Baton Rouge to Bayou Sorrel. All of
southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana will have a Slight
Risk of severe weather for Thursday.

Thunderstorms are expected again on Sunday into Monday. Some of
these storms could be strong to severe as well.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected through Wednesday, but may be
necessary on Thursday.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
553 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-291100-
Sabine Lake-Calcasieu Lake-Vermilion Bay-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
553 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

South winds are expected to begin increasing today as a low
pressure system emerges east of the Rockies. Small craft should
exercise caution within 20 NM west of Cameron and over all of the
Gulf waters beyond 20nm later this afternoon. A small Craft
Advisory has been posted for these same areas tonight, while the
remaining Gulf waters should exercise caution tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Gusty south winds and rough seas are expected to linger into
Wednesday, and additional small craft advisories may be required.
In addition, an upper level storm system crossing the region will
bring a risk of severe thunderstorms from Wednesday afternoon
through Thursday afternoon. All modes of severe weather will be
possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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