Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1159 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

...LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTH AFFECTING UPPER
JEFFERSON PARISH...ST. TAMMANY PARISH...ORLEANS PARISH...SOUTHERN
TANGIPAHOA PARISH...NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA PARISH...WASHINGTON PARISH...

AT 1157 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HAMMOND TO NEW
ORLEANS...MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH.

THE LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...
ROBERT...MADISONVILLE...LAKEFRONT AIRPORT...MANDEVILLE...COVINGTON...
FOLSOM...ABITA SPRINGS...LACOMBE...ENON...FRANKLINTON...BUSH AND SUN

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THESE STORMS IS 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 THESE STORMS HAVE
PASSED.

THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IN A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...RESULTING IN PONDING OF WATER AROUND LOW LYING
ROADWAYS. REMEMBER...DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO WATER COVERED
ROADWAYS. THE DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW A SAFE CROSSING.

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.

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