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St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Thursday June 6th, 2019 :: 12:10 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:45PM

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... West central St. Bernard Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Southwestern Orleans Parish in southeastern Louisiana... North central Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northwestern Plaquemines Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 1245 PM CDT.

* At 1209 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Estelle, or over Marrero, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... New Orleans, Chalmette, Marrero, Harvey, Timberlane, Belle Chasse, Gretna, Westwego, Woodmere, Terrytown, Estelle, Arabi and Lakefront Airport.

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

Instructions:

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 500 PM CDT for southeastern Louisiana. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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