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

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1215 AM CST MON NOV 17 2014

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

AT 1214 AM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MANDEVILLE
TO 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF HOUMA...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

THE LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...
DES ALLEMANDS...LOCKPORT...KENNER...NEW ORLEANS ARMSTRONG AIRPORT...
WAGGAMAN...METAIRIE...HARAHAN...AVONDALE...BRIDGE CITY...LAKEFRONT
AIRPORT...WESTWEGO...NEW ORLEANS...MARRERO...EAST NEW ORLEANS...
GRETNA...HARVEY...TERRYTOWN...TIMBERLANE...CHALMETTE...JEAN
LAFITTE...BARATARIA...BELLE CHASSE...LAFITTE...LAKE CATHERINE...
VIOLET AND MYRTLE GROVE

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING 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 500 AM CST MONDAY MORNING FOR
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEASTERN 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 2958 9079 3007 9038 3003 9012 3006 8998
      3016 8988 3011 8982 3018 8975 3015 8962
      3008 8967 3000 8956 2998 8958 3008 8967
      3001 8972 3004 8980 3001 8984 2994 8982
      2996 8973 2991 8973 2987 8968 2958 8993
TIME...MOT...LOC 0615Z 270DEG 32KT 3033 9003 2965 9060

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