Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
245 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

LAZ050-072-162030-
Livingston-Southern Tangipahoa-
245 PM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN LIVINGSTON AND
SOUTHWESTERN TANGIPAHOA PARISHES...

At 245 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Springfield,
or 13 miles southwest of Hammond. the storm is nearly stationary.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Hammond, Ponchatoula, Independence, Albany, Springfield, Natalbany,
Robert, Whitehall, Killian and Tickfaw.

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

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They can relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in New Orleans.

LAT...LON 3069 9035 3047 9032 3032 9043 3034 9048
      3034 9049 3030 9054 3030 9056 3029 9056
      3027 9058 3025 9059 3029 9072 3065 9060
TIME...MOT...LOC 1945Z 211DEG 4KT 3033 9055

$$

MJH



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