Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1051 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

LAZ059>061-063-069-141615-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-LOWER
PLAQUEMINES-
1051 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN ST. CHARLES...EAST
CENTRAL LAFOURCHE...NORTHWESTERN PLAQUEMINES AND CENTRAL JEFFERSON
PARISHES...

AT 1050 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR BARATARIA...OR 12
MILES SOUTH OF AVONDALE...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BELLE CHASSE...TIMBERLANE...HARVEY...JEAN LAFITTE...WOODMERE...
BARATARIA...LAFITTE AND ESTELLE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 2978 9032 2989 8996 2971 8987 2961 9025
TIME...MOT...LOC 1550Z 250DEG 34KT 2973 9020
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