Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1133 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING NORTHEAST AFFECTING UPPER JEFFERSON
PARISH...UPPER PLAQUEMINES PARISH...LOWER LAFOURCHE PARISH...LOWER
JEFFERSON PARISH...

AT 1130 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF GALLIANO...OR ABOUT 13
MILES SOUTH OF LAFITTE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...LAFITTE...
BARATARIA...JEAN LAFITTE...TIMBERLANE...TERRYTOWN...HARVEY...GRETNA
AND BELLE CHASSE

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THIS STORM IS WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH...
WHICH COULD DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS.
SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE HOME OR BUILDING UNTIL THIS STORM HAS PASSED.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE QUICK ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED. STAY TUNED
TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR
FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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