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SPECI KNEW 271550Z 36023G29KT 2SM +TSRA OVC015 22/19 A2981 RMK AO2 PK WND 06035/1527 RAB05 TSB50 FREQ LTGCG TS OHD MOV P0025

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Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 2.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1500 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.44 in
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UV 3 out of 12
Pollen 7.10 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
SPECI KNEW 271550Z 36023G29KT 2SM +TSRA OVC015 22/19 A2981 RMK AO2 PK WND 06035/1527 RAB05 TSB50 FREQ LTGCG TS OHD MOV P0025

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Tornado Warning
Statement as of 10:39 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

... A Tornado Warning remains in effect until 1100 am CDT for west
central St. Bernard... northwestern Plaquemines... north central
Jefferson and southwestern Orleans parishes...

At 1038 am CDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe squall line capable
of producing both tornadoes and extensive straight line wind damage.
These dangerous storms were located over New Orleans... moving
southeast at 40 mph.

Locations impacted include...
New Orleans... Timberlane... Chalmette... Harvey... Belle Chasse...
Metairie... Marrero... Jefferson... Gretna... Westwego... Terrytown...
Bridge City... Meraux... Poydras... Arabi... Violet and Elmwood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A rotating wall cloud has been reported with this storm. Take cover
now as it moves into downtown New Orleans!

Take cover now. Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are in a vehicle or
outdoors... move to the closest substantial shelter and protect
yourself from flying debris.

Heavy rainfall may obscure this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear
the tornado. Take cover now.

If a tornado or other severe weather is spotted... report it to the
National Weather Service or your nearest law enforecement agency who
will relay your report. This act may save the lives of others in the
path of dangerous weather.


Lat... Lon 2994 9019 3002 9015 3002 9012 3003 9011
      2999 8985 2998 8985 2994 8984 2981 8989
time... Mot... loc 1538z 295deg 36kt 2995 9012


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1038 am CDT Mon Apr 27 2015

... A Tornado Warning remains in effect until 1100 am CDT for west
central St. Bernard... northwestern Plaquemines... northwestern
Jefferson and southwestern Orleans parishes...

at 1038 am CDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm
capable of producing a tornado. This dangerous storm was located over
Woodmere... or near Belle Chasse... moving east at 45 mph.

Locations impacted include...
New Orleans... Belle Chasse... Harvey... Marrero... Timberlane...
Avondale... Chalmette... Gretna... Westwego... Jean Lafitte...
Terrytown... Meraux... Estelle... Poydras... Woodmere... Violet...
Barataria... Arabi... Bridge City and LaFitte.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take cover now. Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are in a vehicle or
outdoors... move to the closest substantial shelter and protect
yourself from flying debris.

Heavy rainfall may obscure this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear
the tornado. Take cover now.

If a tornado or other severe weather is spotted... report it to the
National Weather Service or your nearest law enforecement agency who
will relay your report. This act may save the lives of others in the
path of dangerous weather.


Lat... Lon 2973 9021 2981 9017 2982 9017 2986 9024
      2988 9024 2989 9026 2997 8985 2994 8984
      2993 8982 2993 8978 2971 8976
time... Mot... loc 1538z 273deg 38kt 2981 9005



Tornado Watch
Statement as of 10:43 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

Tornado Watch 126 remains in effect until 100 PM CDT for the
following locations


La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Ascension Assumption East Baton Rouge
East Feliciana Iberia Jefferson
Lafourche Livingston Orleans
Plaquemines St. Bernard St. Charles
St. Helena St. James St. John The Baptist
St. Martin St. Mary St. Tammany
Tangipahoa Terrebonne Washington




Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 10:18 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
St. Charles Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
western St. Bernard Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
Lafourche Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
central Terrebonne Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
northwestern Plaquemines Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
north central St. John The Baptist Parish in southeastern
Louisiana...
Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
Orleans Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* until 1115 am CDT

* at 1015 am CDT... Doppler radar indicated a line of severe
thunderstorms capable of producing destructive winds in excess of
70 mph. These storms were located along a line extending from 6
miles northeast of LaPlace to 8 miles southeast of Bayou Gauche to
near LaRose to 20 miles west of Dulac... and moving southeast at 45
mph.

* Locations impacted include...
New Orleans... Houma... Galliano... cut off... Belle Chasse...
Timberlane... Port Sulphur... Chalmette... Hahnville... east New
Orleans... Harvey... Avondale... LaRose... Metairie... Marrero...
LaPlace... Jefferson... Gretna... Harahan and Westwego.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect for the area. Although a tornado is
not immediately likely... if one is spotted... act quickly and move to
a place of safety in a sturdy structure... such as a basement or small
interior room.

These storms have a history of producing wind damage. This is a very
dangerous situation. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy structure and
stay away from windows.

To report severe weather... contact the National Weather Service... or
your nearest law enforcement agency who will relay your report to the
National Weather Service office in New Orleans.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 100 PM CDT for southeastern
Louisiana.

Lat... Lon 2935 9043 2910 9077 2933 9117 2965 9049
      3023 9043 3002 9018 3015 8963 2999 8986
      2988 8959 2992 8959 2966 8957 2961 8974
      2925 8959 2931 8986 2951 8992 2928 8993
      2936 9007 2926 8995 2909 9022
time... Mot... loc 1515z 303deg 40kt 3013 9038 2974 9031 2957 9046 2933
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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 4:22 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 am CDT this morning through
Tuesday early afternoon...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Louisiana and
southern Mississippi... including the following areas... in
southeast Louisiana... Ascension... Assumption... East Baton
Rouge... East Feliciana... Iberville... Livingston... lower
Jefferson... lower Lafourche... lower Plaquemines... lower St.
Bernard... lower Terrebonne... northern Tangipahoa... Orleans...
Pointe Coupee... southern Tangipahoa... St. Charles... St.
Helena... St. James... St. John The Baptist... St. Tammany...
upper Jefferson... upper Lafourche... upper Plaquemines... upper
St. Bernard... upper Terrebonne... Washington... West Baton Rouge
and West Feliciana. In southern Mississippi... Amite...
Hancock... Harrison... Jackson... Pearl River... Pike... Walthall
and Wilkinson.

* From 7 am CDT this morning through early Tuesday afternoon

* a potent upper level storm system will impact the region through
Tuesday acting on an abundance of moisture to produce several
rounds of showers and thunderstorms during the period. General
rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches can be expected through
Tuesday with isolated amounts up to 5 inches possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.