Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
326 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING NORTHEAST AFFECTING ST. JAMES PARISH...
ASCENSION PARISH...ASSUMPTION PARISH...

AT 325 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES NORTH OF STEPHENSVILLE...OR ABOUT 7 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF PIERRE PART...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...PIERRE
PART...NAPOLEONVILLE...PAINCOURTVILLE...DONALDSONVILLE...CONVENT...
GEISMER...GONZALES...SORRENTO AND PRAIRIEVILLE

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THIS STORM ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING...PEA TO
DIME SIZE HAIL...AND WIND GUSTS 40 TO 50 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.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF OUTDOORS...STAY
AWAY FROM ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH AS TREES. MOVE INDOORS IF
POSSIBLE. WHEN INDOORS...STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS AND AVOID
USING TELEPHONES UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY. TRY TO UNPLUG UNNECESSARY
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES BEFORE THE THUNDERSTORM APPROACHES.

LAT...LON 3005 9116 3006 9110 3014 9109 3034 9094
      3005 9071 2974 9109 2976 9110 2981 9110
      2983 9113 2984 9117 2986 9120 2994 9124
TIME...MOT...LOC 2126Z 220DEG 40KT 2989 9114

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