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

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LAZ037-049-050-202045-

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
307 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTH AFFECTING ASCENSION
PARISH...ST. HELENA PARISH...LIVINGSTON PARISH...

AT 304 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DENHAM
SPRINGS...OR ABOUT 8 MILES SOUTH OF WALKER...MOVING NORTH AT 25 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...WALKER AND LIVINGSTON

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS 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 THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THESE STORMS WILL ALSO RESULT IN REDUCED
VISIBILITY ALONG AREA ROADWAYS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 12. 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.

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