Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
436 PM CDT Tue Sep 17 2019

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...
  Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas...

* Until 530 PM CDT.

* At 435 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm producing waterspouts was
  located 9 nm northwest of Kenner. The severe thunderstorm was
  nearly stationary.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can quickly form and capsize boats...damage
           vessels and oil rigs...and create suddenly higher waves.
           Make sure all on board are in a secure location and
           wearing life jackets. Expect wind gusts in excess of 34
           knots and suddenly higher waves. Boats could sustain
           damage or capsize. Make sure all on board are wearing
           life jackets. Return to safe harbor if possible.

Multiple reports of a waterspout have been reported.

* Locations impacted include...
  Lake Maurepas.

LAT...LON 3010 9020 3006 9038 3011 9043 3016 9044
      3020 9042 3022 9044 3018 9048 3026 9053
      3031 9042 3028 9040 3026 9042 3023 9044
      3021 9042 3025 9035 3036 9025
TIME...MOT...LOC 2135Z 164DEG 4KT 3015 9033

WATERSPOUT...OBSERVED
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

CAB


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