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Tropical Local Statement
National Weather Service Jackson MS AL162017
451 AM CDT Sun Oct 8 2017

This product covers CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS

**Tropical Storm Nate Weakening and Moving Away from the ArkLaMiss**

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - The Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for Lamar, Forrest, Jones, Jasper, Clarke, Lauderdale, and Kemper counties.

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: - None

* STORM INFORMATION: - About 80 miles north-northeast of Biloxi Mississippi - Storm Intensity 70 mph - Movement North-northeast or 25 degrees at 23 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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As of 4 AM CDT, Nate had been downgraded to a tropical storm. It was located about 80 miles north-northeast of Biloxi Mississippi and moving north-northeast at 23 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. Nate is expected to weaken as it moves farther inland and away from the ArkLaMiss region. Additional impacts will include light to moderate rainfall and breezy winds of 15 to 35 mph over eastern Mississippi.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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It is always a good idea to check your preparedness plans so when and if the time comes during hurricane season, you are ready to execute them. A good resource is ready.gov.

NEXT UPDATE
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At this time...additional local statements are not anticipated unless conditions warrant.

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