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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1039 AM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTHEAST AFFECTING WILKINSON
COUNTY...ST. JAMES PARISH...ASCENSION PARISH...WEST BATON ROUGE
PARISH...ASSUMPTION PARISH...POINTE COUPEE PARISH...EAST FELICIANA
PARISH...EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH...LIVINGSTON PARISH...WEST FELICIANA
PARISH...UPPER LAFOURCHE PARISH...IBERVILLE PARISH...

AT 1032 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM 30 MILES NORTHWEST OF ST.
FRANCISVILLE TO 21 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NAPOLEONVILLE...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

THE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...ERWINVILLE...BAYOU SORREL...FORT ADAMS...PIERRE
PART...ADDIS...PLAQUEMINE...WAKEFIELD...BRUSLY...WHITE CASTLE...PORT
ALLEN...SPILLMAN...JACKSON...PAINCOURTVILLE...GARDERE...CARVILLE...
BAKER...BATON ROUGE AIRPORT...WOODVILLE...BATON ROUGE...
ZACHARY...SLAUGHTER...THIBODAUX...SORRENTO...PRAIRIEVILLE...
GONZALES...GEISMER...DONALDSONVILLE...LABADIEVILLE...WESTMINSTER...
PRIDE...OAK HILLS PLACE...GREENWELL SPRING...WATSON...DENHAM
SPRINGS...NORWOOD...CLINTON AND DOLOROSA

HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THESE STORMS WILL ALSO RESULT IN REDUCED
VISIBILITY ALONG HIGHWAY 61...INTERSTATE 10 AND INTERSTATE 12.
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.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS 30 MPH...WHICH COULD DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND
UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS.

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