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St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Saturday July 13th, 2019 :: 01:32 a.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 02:00AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Southwestern St. Bernard Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northwestern Plaquemines Parish in southeastern Louisiana...

* Until 200 AM CDT.

* At 130 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles southeast of Poydras, or 13 miles east of Belle Chasse, moving north at 45 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... Poydras around 140 AM CDT. Violet and Meraux around 145 AM CDT. Chalmette around 150 AM CDT. New Orleans around 200 AM CDT.

* AFFECTED AREAS: PLAQUEMINES, 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

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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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