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

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1208 PM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING EAST AFFECTING UPPER
TERREBONNE PARISH...UPPER LAFOURCHE PARISH...UPPER JEFFERSON
PARISH...LOWER LAFOURCHE PARISH...ST. CHARLES PARISH...LOWER
TERREBONNE PARISH...LOWER JEFFERSON PARISH...

AT 1206 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF THIBODAUX TO
16 MILES SOUTH OF HOUMA...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

THE LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...
CHAUVIN...MONTEGUT...SCHRIEVER...LOCKPORT...MATHEWS...RACELAND...
LAROSE...CUT OFF...GALLIANO...GOLDEN MEADOW...DES ALLEMANDS AND
BARATARIA

HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THESE STORMSWILL ALSO RESULT IN REDUCED
VISIBILITY ALONG AREA ROADWAYS INCLUDING HIGHWAY 90 AND INTERSTATE
310. 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.

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THESE STORMS IS WIND GUSTS 35 TO 45 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.

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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