Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
154 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING SOUTHWEST AFFECTING LOWER PLAQUEMINES
PARISH...LOWER ST. BERNARD PARISH...

AT 151 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 20 MILES NORTH OF PORT SULPHUR...OR ABOUT 17
MILES NORTHEAST OF POINTE A LA HACHE...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...PORT
SULPHUR AND POINTE A LA HACHE

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THIS STORM ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS TO NEAR 40 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.

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