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St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Saturday July 13th, 2019 :: 08:20 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 08:45PM

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 845 PM CDT.

* At 818 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Chalmette, moving north at 40 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... East New Orleans around 830 PM CDT. New Orleans around 840 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Lakefront Airport.

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

Instructions:

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

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

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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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