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

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
636 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTHEAST AFFECTING
ASCENSION PARISH...WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH...EAST BATON ROUGE
PARISH...LIVINGSTON PARISH...IBERVILLE PARISH...

AT 633 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL 13 MILES
EAST OF CATAHOULA...OR ABOUT 11 MILES WEST OF BAYOU SORREL...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...BAYOU SORREL...PLAQUEMINE...ADDIS...CARVILLE...GARDERE...OAK
HILLS PLACE...WESTMINSTER...PRAIRIEVILLE AND DENHAM SPRINGS

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING...PEA
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 TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CST SUNDAY 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.

LAT...LON 3050 9093 3028 9081 3009 9137 3010 9146
      3010 9147 3017 9147 3020 9149 3023 9149
      3024 9153 3024 9154
TIME...MOT...LOC 0034Z 246DEG 38KT 3015 9150

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