Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1221 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING NORTHWEST AFFECTING ST. JAMES PARISH...
ASCENSION PARISH...ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH...LIVINGSTON PARISH...
ST. CHARLES PARISH...

AT 1215 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR LAPLACE...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.
REPORTS FROM NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT INDICATE A FUNNEL
CLOUD WAS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS STORM. WHILE NOT IMMINENT...A BRIEF
TORNADO MAY TOUCH DOWN IN THE VICINITY OF LAPLACE.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  EDGARD BY 1225 PM...
  RESERVE BY 1240 PM...
  6 MILES NORTHEAST OF GARYVILLE BY 1255 PM...

THIS STORM COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...RESULTING IN PONDING OF WATER AROUND LOW LYING
ROADWAYS. REMEMBER...DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO WATER COVERED
ROADWAYS. THE DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW A SAFE CROSSING.

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.

LAT...LON 3038 9060 3030 9053 3027 9057 3022 9056
      3019 9059 3018 9056 3018 9050 3020 9045
      3016 9042 3013 9042 3009 9040 3005 9033
      2993 9049 3020 9083
TIME...MOT...LOC 1720Z 139DEG 10KT 3006 9048

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