Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
724 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

LAZ069-010115-
Lower Plaquemines-
724 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN
PLAQUEMINES PARISH...

At 722 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Venice, or
25 miles southeast of Port Sulphur, moving northeast at 30 mph.
Additional storms east of the Mississippi river over open waters
will train across Plaquemines Parish through 830 pm.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Boothville-venice, Boothville, Buras, Buras-triumph, Venice, Empire
and Boothville Asos.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 2924 8949 2925 8946 2926 8949 2929 8967
      2942 8953 2939 8955 2934 8920 2935 8920
      2929 8915 2923 8924 2929 8914 2928 8914
      2914 8927 2919 8935 2915 8934 2917 8936
      2907 8935
TIME...MOT...LOC 0022Z 226DEG 25KT 2924 8940

$$



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