Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
935 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL RESULT IN STRONG WINDS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. AS COLD HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO
BUILD INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT...WINDS WILL INCREASE
SIGNIFICANTLY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS AREAS THAT ARE SOUTH OF THE
TIDAL LAKES. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH FREQUENT HIGHER
GUSTS ARE EXPECTED. THESE WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT AND
COULD ALSO DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED LIGHT
OBJECTS SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS.

LAZ059>070-051145-
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UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...THIBODAUX...RACELAND...LAROSE...
DESTREHAN...NORCO...METAIRIE...KENNER...NEW ORLEANS...
BELLE CHASSE...CHALMETTE...VIOLET...HOUMA...BAYOU CANE...
CHAUVIN...DULAC...MONTEGUT...GALLIANO...CUT OFF...GOLDEN MEADOW...
PORT SULPHUR...EMPIRE...YSCLOSKEY
935 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST THURSDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS

* DURATION...AROUND 12 HOURS OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN BE
  EXPECTED

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY
  ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES. ADDITIONALLY...SMALL
  TREE LIMBS COULD BE BLOWN DOWN AND UNSECURED LIGHT WEIGHT ITEMS
  SUCH AS TRASH CANS AND LIGHT OUTDOOR FURNITURE COULD BE BLOWN
  AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 26 TO 39 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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