Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
443 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN ST. BERNARD PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN PLAQUEMINES PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  CENTRAL JEFFERSON PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...
  CENTRAL ORLEANS PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT

* AT 442 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 NEAR
  VIOLET TO 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MYRTLE GROVE...AND MOVING EAST AT
  35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NEW ORLEANS...CHALMETTE...PORT SULPHUR...BELLE CHASSE...JEAN
  LAFITTE...POINTE A LA HACHE...LAFITTE...MERAUX...VIOLET...
  POYDRAS...MYRTLE GROVE...EMPIRE AND BARATARIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 AM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA.

LAT...LON 2948 8984 2946 8990 2951 8993 2946 8992
      2951 8996 2952 8995 2953 8995 2953 8996
      2949 9000 2955 9019 3013 8988 3004 8982
      2995 8984 2987 8961 2961 8974 2951 8966
      2946 8952 2942 8958 2935 8957
TIME...MOT...LOC 0942Z 282DEG 32KT 2993 8983 2952 9005

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