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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1120 AM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

...CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING EAST AFFECTING ST. JOHN THE
BAPTIST PARISH...UPPER LAFOURCHE PARISH...ST. CHARLES PARISH...

AT 1114 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HAHNVILLE...OR
ABOUT 12 MILES NORTHWEST OF DES ALLEMANDS...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...DES ALLEMANDS...BOUTTE...HAHNVILLE...NORCO...NEW SARPY AND
DESTREHAN

HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THESE STORMS 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.

THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM THESE STORMS 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 THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

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