Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1050 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

LAZ040-061>064-069-070-131630-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-UPPER ST. BERNARD-ST.
TAMMANY-ORLEANS-UPPER JEFFERSON-LOWER PLAQUEMINES-
1050 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTH CENTRAL ST.
TAMMANY...ST. BERNARD...NORTHWESTERN PLAQUEMINES...NORTH CENTRAL
JEFFERSON AND ORLEANS PARISHES...

AT 1049 AM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR METAIRIE TO NEAR POINTE A LA HACHE...AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

THESE STORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  METAIRIE...JEFFERSON AND ELMWOOD AROUND 1055 AM CDT.
  NEW ORLEANS AROUND 1120 AM CDT.
  LACOMBE AROUND 1130 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE SLIDELL AIRPORT AND
LAKEFRONT AIRPORT.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...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.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 3002 9021 3006 8997 3022 8982 3033 9004
      3058 8991 3016 8965 3013 8986 3011 8985
      3014 8963 2995 8984 2987 8963 3001 8955
      2980 8942 2969 8961 2970 8951 2966 8955
      2969 8967 2953 8966 2938 8979
TIME...MOT...LOC 1549Z 210DEG 30KT 3002 9014 2949 8981
$$

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