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

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
740 PM CDT SAT AUG 19 2017

LAZ061-062-200130-
Orleans LA-Upper Jefferson LA-
740 PM CDT SAT AUG 19 2017

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

At 740 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
New Orleans, moving west at 10 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
New Orleans, Metairie, Jefferson, Gretna, Westwego, Bridge City,
Arabi, Elmwood and Lakefront Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to 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.

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LAT...LON 3002 9020 3002 9012 3003 9011 3003 9004
      3004 9003 3004 8999 2999 8998 2999 8999
      2995 9001 2990 9015
TIME...MOT...LOC 0040Z 071DEG 10KT 3000 9003

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