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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA  
609 AM CST MON FEB 19 2018  
   
..PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
   
..CONTINUING SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK FOR LOUISIANA
 
 
TODAY'S TOPIC IS SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...  
 
THE ARKLATEX REGION IS AFFECTED BY NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS EVERY  
YEAR. THE STRONGEST AND MOST DANGEROUS OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS ARE  
DEFINED AS SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE  
THUNDERSTORMS WHICH PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS, LARGE HAIL AND  
TORNADOES. A THUNDERSTORM IS SEVERE WHEN IT PRODUCES WINDS OF AT  
LEAST 58 MPH, HAIL 1 INCH IN DIAMETER OR LARGER, OR A TORNADO.  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN OCCUR DURING ANY TIME, BUT ARE MOST  
COMMON DURING THE SPRING.  
 
TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR PROPERTY FROM SEVERE  
THUNDERSTORMS, IT IS IMPORTANT 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 THUNDERSTORMS  
IN YOUR AREA.  
 

 
 
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