Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1113 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

LAZ061>064-069-070-141700-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-UPPER ST. BERNARD-ORLEANS-UPPER
JEFFERSON-LOWER PLAQUEMINES-
1113 AM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN ST. BERNARD...
NORTHWESTERN PLAQUEMINES...NORTH CENTRAL JEFFERSON AND SOUTHWESTERN
ORLEANS PARISHES...

AT 1112 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER BELLE CHASSE...MOVING
EAST AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW ORLEANS...BELLE CHASSE...HARVEY...MARRERO...TIMBERLANE...
CHALMETTE...GRETNA...JEAN LAFITTE...TERRYTOWN...MERAUX...ESTELLE...
POYDRAS...ARABI...WOODMERE...BARATARIA...VIOLET AND LAFITTE.

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 2971 9013 2995 9012 2997 8985 2993 8979
      2996 8973 2991 8974 2987 8970 2986 8964
      2988 8959 2997 8957 2974 8955 2976 8958
      2973 8960 2970 8956 2971 8959 2972 8960
      2968 8962 2968 8955 2966 8955
TIME...MOT...LOC 1612Z 266DEG 24KT 2982 9002
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