Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
458 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM MOVING EAST AFFECTING LOWER PLAQUEMINES
PARISH...

AT 452 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8 MILES WEST OF PORT SULPHUR...OR ABOUT 5 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF POINTE A LA HACHE...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND AROUND...POINTE A LA
HACHE AND PORT SULPHUR

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THIS STORM 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 THIS STORM HAS PASSED.

HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THIS STORM WILL ALSO RESULT IN REDUCED
VISIBILITY ALONG AREA ROADWAYS. DRIVERS TRAVELING THROUGH THE
IMPACTED AREAS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION. SOME PONDING OF WATER WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE ON LOW LYING ROADWAYS AND IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE.

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