Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
338 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING NORTH AFFECTING UPPER JEFFERSON
PARISH...ORLEANS PARISH...UPPER ST. BERNARD PARISH...

AT 334 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR NEW ORLEANS...OR ABOUT 3 MILES SOUTH OF
LAKEFRONT AIRPORT...MOVING NORTH AT 5 MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...LAKEFRONT
AIRPORT AND EAST NEW ORLEANS

HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THIS STORM WILL ALSO RESULT IN REDUCED
VISIBILITY ALONG AREA ROADWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 10 HIGH RISE AND
610. DRIVERS TRAVELING THROUGH THE IMPACTED AREAS SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION. SOME PONDING OF WATER WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ON LOW LYING
ROADWAYS AND IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE.

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THIS STORM IS FREQUENT LIGHTNING. SEEK
SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. MOVE INDOORS IF
POSSIBLE. WHEN INDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID
USING TELEPHONES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES BEFORE THE THUNDERSTORM APPROACHES.

LAT...LON 2992 9017 3003 9012 3004 9005 3006 9003
      3005 9000 3008 8996 3007 8992 2989 8999
      2989 9001 2986 9003
TIME...MOT...LOC 2037Z 190DEG 6KT 3000 9003

$$

MJH






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