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St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Monday June 19th, 2017 :: 10:27 p.m. CDT

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Tropical Storm Warning until 06:30AM Tuesday

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED - YSCHLOSKY - HOPEDALE - REGGIO

* WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: BELOW TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND - PEAK WIND FORECAST: 20-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED - THE WIND THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT. - EMERGENCY PLANNING SHOULD INCLUDE A REASONABLE THREAT FOR TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND OF 39 TO 57 MPH. - TO BE SAFE, PREPARE FOR THE POTENTIAL OF LIMITED WIND IMPACTS. EFFORTS SHOULD NOW BE UNDERWAY TO SECURE ALL PROPERTIES. - HAZARDOUS WIND IS POSSIBLE. FAILURE TO ADEQUATELY SHELTER MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LIMITED - DAMAGE TO PORCHES, AWNINGS, CARPORTS, SHEDS, AND UNANCHORED MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT. - MANY LARGE TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF. A FEW TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED, BUT WITH GREATER NUMBERS IN PLACES WHERE TREES ARE SHALLOW ROOTED. SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN OVER. - A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN URBAN OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS. - SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.

* STORM SURGE - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. TO BE UPDATED SHORTLY. - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. TO BE UPDATED SHORTLY. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. TO BE UPDATED SHORTLY.

* FLOODING RAIN - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT - PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 8-12 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NONE - THE FLOODING RAIN THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT. - EMERGENCY PLANNING NEED NOT INCLUDE A THREAT FOR RAINFALL FLOODING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND NUISANCE FLOODING MAY STILL OCCUR. - LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO GUARD AGAINST EXCESSIVE TROPICAL RAINFALL. - ENSURE READINESS FOR THE NEXT TROPICAL RAINFALL EVENT. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM FLOODING RAIN.

* TORNADO - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - SITUATION IS UNFAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: NONE - THE TORNADO THREAT HAS REMAINED NEARLY STEADY FROM THE PREVIOUS ASSESSMENT. - EMERGENCY PLANNING NEED NOT INCLUDE A THREAT FOR TORNADOES. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS MAY STILL OCCUR. - LITTLE TO NO PREPARATIONS NEEDED TO GUARD AGAINST TROPICAL TORNADOES. - ENSURE READINESS FOR THE NEXT TROPICAL TORNADO EVENT. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: LITTLE TO NONE - LITTLE TO NO POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM TORNADOES.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION: - HTTP://WWW.SLFPAE.COM/CLOSURES.ASPX - HTTP://HOMEPORT.USCG.MIL - HTTP://EMERGENCY.LOUISIANA.GOV

* AFFECTED AREAS: LOWER ST. BERNARD

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:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Tropical Storm Warning

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