Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Saturday July 13th, 2019 :: 01:58 a.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 02:15AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northwestern St. Bernard Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Central Orleans Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 215 AM CDT.

* At 150 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Violet, or 8 miles east of Chalmette, moving north at 50 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... Chalmette around 200 AM CDT. East New Orleans around 205 AM CDT. New Orleans around 215 AM CDT.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ORLEANS, LA ... ST. BERNARD, LA

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or 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.

Address/Location
St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
8201 W Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA 70043

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 504-278-4322

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP STBERNARDOEP followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

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

Navigate & Discover