Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
432 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING NORTHEAST AFFECTING PEARL
RIVER COUNTY...HANCOCK COUNTY...ST. TAMMANY PARISH...WASHINGTON
PARISH...

AT 431 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS NEAR COVINGTON...MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 45 MPH.

THE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS IN AND
AROUND...COVINGTON...ABITA SPRINGS...BUSH...SUN...PICAYUNE...
BOGALUSA...CROSSROADS...MCNEIL AND POPLARVILLE

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.

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.

LAT...LON 3099 8947 3099 8944 3102 8942 3101 8934
      3065 8934 3031 9003 3035 9008 3036 9013
      3042 9024 3045 9024 3084 8990 3101 8968
      3101 8956 3102 8955 3102 8951
TIME...MOT...LOC 2232Z 233DEG 39KT 3044 9011

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