Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
157 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTHWEST AFFECTING UPPER
TERREBONNE PARISH...ASSUMPTION PARISH...UPPER LAFOURCHE PARISH...
UPPER JEFFERSON PARISH...UPPER PLAQUEMINES PARISH...LOWER LAFOURCHE
PARISH...ORLEANS PARISH...UPPER ST. BERNARD PARISH...LOWER
PLAQUEMINES PARISH...ST. CHARLES PARISH...LOWER TERREBONNE PARISH...
LOWER JEFFERSON PARISH...

AT 154 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 18 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF HOUMA TO 12 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BELLE CHASSE...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 5 MPH.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING...PEA TO
DIME SIZE HAIL...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.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT MONDAY
EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.

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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