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Lake Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:29 PM CDT Oct. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake Wind Advisory in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a lake Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT Tuesday.

* Event... northwesterly winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Timing... during the afternoon and early evening Tuesday.

* Impact... rough chop may make for hazardous boating conditions on
area lakes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.



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Public Information Statement
Issued: 3:56 PM CDT Oct. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Public information statement...

... Fall severe weather awareness week for the four state
region...

Today's topic is watches and warnings...

Our region is affected by numerous thunderstorms every year.
The strongest and most dangerous of these storms are defined as
severe thunderstorms. Severe thunderstorms are thunderstorms
which produce damanging winds... large hail and tornadoes. Severe
thunderstorms can occur at time of the year in our area.

Severe thunderstorm watches and tornado watches are issued by the
Storm Prediction Center... when atmospheric conditions are
favorable for the developemt of severe weather or tornadoes.
Severe thunderstorms warnings and tornado warnings are issued by
your Shreveport National Weather Service office... when either
severe thunderstorms or a tornado are imminent... either as
indicated by radar... or when observed and reported by reliable
sources such as Skywarn spotter or law enforcement.

To protect yourself and your property from severe weather... it is
important to have a plan... and to stay abreast of the latest
weather conditions. Staying updated through NOAA Weather Radio
from the National Weather Service... as well as monitoring
television... radio and the internet... will help you be better
prepared for the dangers associated with any severe weather in
your area.



356 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

... Public information statement...

... Fall severe weather awareness week for the four state
region...

Today's topic is watches and warnings...

Our region is affected by numerous thunderstorms every year.
The strongest and most dangerous of these storms are defined as
severe thunderstorms. Severe thunderstorms are thunderstorms
which produce damanging winds... large hail and tornadoes. Severe
thunderstorms can occur at time of the year in our area.

Severe thunderstorm watches and tornado watches are issued by the
Storm Prediction Center... when atmospheric conditions are
favorable for the developemt of severe weather or tornadoes.
Severe thunderstorms warnings and tornado warnings are issued by
your Shreveport National Weather Service office... when either
severe thunderstorms or a tornado are imminent... either as
indicated by radar... or when observed and reported by reliable
sources such as Skywarn spotter or law enforcement.

To protect yourself and your property from severe weather... it is
important to have a plan... and to stay abreast of the latest
weather conditions. Staying updated through NOAA Weather Radio
from the National Weather Service... as well as monitoring
television... radio and the internet... will help you be better
prepared for the dangers associated with any severe weather in
your area.




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