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St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Thursday June 6th, 2019 :: 12:30 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 01:30PM

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 130 PM CDT.

* At 1227 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Arabi, or over Chalmette, moving northeast at 30 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 1235 PM CDT. New Orleans around 100 PM CDT.

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

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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