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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
515 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

LAC051-071-261025-
/O.CAN.KLIX.SV.W.0069.000000T0000Z-150526T1030Z/
JEFFERSON LA-ORLEANS LA-
515 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR CENTRAL JEFFERSON AND CENTRAL
ORLEANS PARISHES IS CANCELLED...

THE STORMS WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAVE WEAKENED. THEREFORE THE
WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

LAT...LON 2948 8984 2955 8995 2991 8973 2987 8961
      2961 8974 2951 8966 2946 8952 2942 8958
      2935 8957
TIME...MOT...LOC 1015Z 282DEG 32KT 2987 8952 2946 8974

$$

LAC075-087-261030-
/O.CON.KLIX.SV.W.0069.000000T0000Z-150526T1030Z/
ST. BERNARD LA-PLAQUEMINES LA-
515 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 AM CDT
FOR CENTRAL ST. BERNARD AND NORTHWESTERN PLAQUEMINES PARISHES...

AT 515 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60
MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 20 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF LAKE CATHERINE TO NEAR PORT SULPHUR...MOVING EAST AT 35
MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PORT SULPHUR...POINTE A LA HACHE AND EMPIRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. ALTHOUGH A
TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY
AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A
BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...
DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE. THIS IS A VERY
DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

LAT...LON 2948 8984 2955 8995 2991 8973 2987 8961
      2961 8974 2951 8966 2946 8952 2942 8958
      2935 8957
TIME...MOT...LOC 1015Z 282DEG 32KT 2987 8952 2946 8974

$$



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