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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1039 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

LAC051-071-075-087-271600-
/O.CON.KLIX.TO.W.0016.000000T0000Z-150427T1600Z/
ST. BERNARD LA-PLAQUEMINES LA-JEFFERSON LA-ORLEANS LA-
1039 AM CDT MON APR 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

$$

CAB



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