Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
321 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

LAZ059-061-065>069-180915-
LOWER JEFFERSON-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER TERREBONNE-UPPER
LAFOURCHE-UPPER TERREBONNE-UPPER JEFFERSON-LOWER PLAQUEMINES-
321 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN
LAFOURCHE...TERREBONNE...LOWER PLAQUEMINES AND CENTRAL AND LOWER
JEFFERSON PARISHES...

AT 318 AM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES WEST OF DULAC TO GALLIANO...AND MOVING EAST
AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOUMA...GALLIANO...CUT OFF...LAROSE...GOLDEN MEADOW...DULAC...
MONTEGUT...LAFITTE...LEEVILLE...COCODRIE...CHAUVIN...BARATARIA...
AND GRAND ISLE.

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.

LAT...LON 2935 9043 2911 9078 2926 9089 2920 9103
      2918 9103 2949 9109 2972 9005 2930 8971
      2951 8992 2941 9003 2931 8986 2936 9007
      2935 9004 2926 8995 2920 9004 2932 9010
      2911 9018
TIME...MOT...LOC 0818Z 261DEG 29KT 2940 9087 2945 9030
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