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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Tornado Warning- Tornado Detected- Lockport, Louisiana


891 
WWUS54 KLIX 221617
SVSLIX

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1017 AM CST THU DEC 22 2011

LAC057-089-109-221645-
/O.CON.KLIX.TO.W.0169.000000T0000Z-111222T1645Z/
ST. CHARLES LA-TERREBONNE LA-LAFOURCHE LA-
1017 AM CST THU DEC 22 2011

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 AM CST FOR NORTHERN
LAFOURCHE...NORTHEASTERN TERREBONNE AND SOUTHERN ST. CHARLES
PARISHES...

AT 1018 AM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO
DETECT A TORNADO.  THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
LOCKPORT...OR 6 MILES EAST OF HOUMA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
RACELAND...MATHEWS AND DES ALLEMANDS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER
PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE
BUILDING IN AN INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE
BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CST THURSDAY AFTERNOON
FOR SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI. A TORNADO WATCH
ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM CST THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.

&&

LAT...LON 2951 9058 2962 9068 2989 9047 2966 9018
TIME...MOT...LOC 1618Z 227DEG 38KT 2960 9057

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