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Covington Police Department
Thursday June 6th, 2019 :: 11:48 a.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 12:15PM

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... West central St. Tammany Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Eastern Tangipahoa Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 1215 PM CDT.

* At 1146 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Madisonville, or 9 miles southwest of Covington, moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Madisonville around 1155 AM CDT. Covington around 1210 PM CDT. Abita Springs around 1215 PM CDT.

* AFFECTED AREAS: TANGIPAHOA, LA ... ST. TAMMANY, LA

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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Address/Location
Covington Police Department
609 N Columbia St
Covington, LA 70433

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 985-892-8500

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Alert Details

Severity:
Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Tornado Warning

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