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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
400 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTH AFFECTING ASCENSION
PARISH...ASSUMPTION PARISH...EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH...LIVINGSTON
PARISH...IBERVILLE PARISH...

AT 351 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WESTERN ASSUMPTION PARISH...MOVING
NORTH AT 30 MPH. ADDITION STORMS EXTENDED SOUTHWEST TO MORGAN CITY.

TRAINING OF 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.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...PIERRE PART...PAINCOURTVILLE...DONALDSONVILLE...WHITE
CASTLE...CARVILLE...GEISMER...GONZALES...PRAIRIEVILLE...OAK HILLS
PLACE AND WESTMINSTER

ADDITIONAL THREATS FROM THESE STORMS ARE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND
GUSTS 30 TO 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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