Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
538 PM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

...CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING EAST AFFECTING ST. TAMMANY
PARISH...SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA PARISH...

AT 536 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES
NORTHWEST OF COVINGTON TO COVINGTON TO 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
HAMMOND...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  COVINGTON BY 605 PM...
  ABITA SPRINGS BY 625 PM...
  BUSH AND SUN BY 645 PM...

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THESE STORMS IS WIND GUSTS 35 TO 45 MPH...
WHICH COULD DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS.
SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE
PASSED.

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