Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
116 PM CDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING EAST AFFECTING UPPER LAFOURCHE
PARISH...UPPER JEFFERSON PARISH...ORLEANS PARISH...ST. CHARLES
PARISH...

AT 115 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10 MILES SOUTH OF HAHNVILLE...OR ABOUT 2 MILES
WEST OF DES ALLEMANDS...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...DES
ALLEMANDS...BOUTTE...DESTREHAN...WESTWEGO...WAGGAMAN...METAIRIE...
MARRERO...KENNER...NEW ORLEANS ARMSTRONG AIRPORT...HARAHAN...BRIDGE
CITY AND AVONDALE

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THIS STORM 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 THIS STORM HAS PASSED.

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.

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