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St. Bernard Parish Emergency Management Office
Saturday October 26th, 2019 :: 05:43 a.m. CDT

Alert

High Wind Warning until 10:00AM

* WHAT...Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast and southern Mississippi and southeast Louisiana.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM CDT this morning.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds that are associated with Post Tropical Storm Olga will gradually diminish later this morning.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ST. CHARLES ... UPPER ST. BERNARD ... HARRISON ... JACKSON ... ST. TAMMANY ... WALTHALL ... PEARL RIVER ... WASHINGTON ... UPPER PLAQUEMINES ... UPPER JEFFERSON ... HANCOCK ... ORLEANS ... SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA ... NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA ... PIKE

Instructions:

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.

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:
High Wind Warning

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