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Possibility of severe thunderstorms
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Apr 10, 2013, 15:27

The Hancock Emergency Management Agency is warning of the risk of severe weather today through Saturday. The latest report in full:
POSSIBLITY OF SEVERE WEATHER, APRIL 10-11, 2013. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS HANCOCK COUNTY IN A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER. THE WEATHER FOR HANCOCK COUNTY SHOULD BE IN FROM 10AM TO 5PM.

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI. WHILE THE TIMING OF
GREATEST THREAT WILL BE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...A FEW STORMS
COULD DEVELOP AS EARLY AS THIS AFTERNOON. THE MAIN THREAT FROM
ANY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WIND
GUSTS. HOWEVER...ISOLATED LARGE HAIL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

IN ADDITION TO THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER...A FEW STORMS COULD
PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING IS NOT
EXPECTED. HOWEVER...SOME NUISANCE STREET FLOODING WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THE HEAVIER THUNDERSTORMS.

STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD TO HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FOR ALL OPEN GULF WATERS BEYOND LAKE BORGNE AND THE
MISSISSIPPI SOUND THROUGH TONIGHT. EXERCISE CAUTION HEADLINES ARE
IN EFFECT FOR THE TIDAL LAKES AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND THROUGH
TONIGHT AS WELL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON THURSDAY AS A COLD FRONT AND SQUALL LINE MOVE SLOWLY
EASTWARD ACROSS THE AREA. THE MAIN THREATS WILL CONTINUE TO BE
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND ISOLATED LARGE HAIL.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED THROUGH THURSDAY
OR THURSDAY NIGHT.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN TO THE AREA
SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.









TODAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

THURSDAY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.















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