Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
504 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

LAZ040-058-060-072-282300-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-ST. CHARLES-ST. TAMMANY-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-
504 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN ST.
CHARLES...WEST CENTRAL ST. TAMMANY...SOUTHEASTERN TANGIPAHOA AND
CENTRAL ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISHES...

AT 502 PM CDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MADISONVILLE TO 13 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF PONCHATOULA TO NEAR RESERVE. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COVINGTON...RESERVE...LAPLACE...ABITA SPRINGS...MADISONVILLE...
EDGARD...KILLONA...MONTZ AND GARYVILLE.

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. AT THE SAME TIME THE HEAVY RAIN WILL MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT ON I 10...12...AND 55 DUE TO IMPAIRED VISIBILITY.

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 3048 8998 3036 9007 3039 9021 3035 9026
      3024 9036 3022 9041 3014 9043 3006 9039
      2994 9055 3011 9063 3017 9055 3017 9048
      3019 9046 3052 9026
TIME...MOT...LOC 2202Z 288DEG 8KT 3044 9018 3028 9032 3008 9052

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