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3:08 PM CDT on May 24, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Tornado Watch

Elev 13 ft 29.98 °N, 92.08 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
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82 °F
Feels Like 88 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 23 mph

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6:09 AM 7:59 PM
Waxing Crescent, 42% visible
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility -9999.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4100 ft
Heat Index 88 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 6 out of 12
Pollen 3.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KIYA 241955Z AUTO 17015G20KT BKN024 BKN035 BKN041 28/23 A2999 RMK AO2 T02790234 PWINO

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Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility -9999.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 2400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4100 ft
Heat Index 88 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 6 out of 12
Pollen 3.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KIYA 241955Z AUTO 17015G20KT BKN024 BKN035 BKN041 28/23 A2999 RMK AO2 T02790234 PWINO

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Nowcast | as of 2:25 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Line of thunderstorms extends from western Rapides Parish south into the coastal waters east of the Rockefeller wildlife Refuge. This line is producing gusty winds...cloud to ground lightning... and periods of heavy rainfall. The line is moving eastward while the individual cells ahead and along the line are lifting rapidly northward.

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Tornado Watch
Statement as of 1:50 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
far southeast Arkansas
much of Louisiana
southern and western Mississippi
coastal waters

* effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 150 PM until
800 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
a couple tornadoes possible
isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

Summary... a broken line of strong thunderstorms continues moving
gradually eastward across western Louisiana... with other/more
isolated storms developing/spreading north ahead of the
aforementioned band. Risk for locally damaging winds and a couple
of tornadoes will likely evolve with a few of the stronger updrafts
through this afternoon.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 100 statute
miles north and south of a line from 35 miles southwest of
Alexandria Louisiana to 50 miles north northeast of Slidell
Louisiana. For a complete depiction of the watch see the
associated watch outline update (wous64 kwns wou4).

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings.


Other watch information... continue... ww 202... ww 203...

Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500.
Mean storm motion vector 20035.


... Goss