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Severe Thunderstorm Watch #0094 for Southeast Louisiana, Coastal Waters
  • Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  • Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch #0094

Locations Affected

  • Southeast Louisiana
  • Coastal Waters
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Summary

    Clusters of elevated storms from this morning will begin to evolve into more surface-based storms this afternoon while moving southeastward with an increasing threat for occasional damaging winds across southeast Louisiana, including the New Orleans area. Otherwise, large hail will continue to be a threat with the strongest storms through the afternoon.

    Severe Weather Threats

  • Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  • Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Details

    SEL4
    
    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 94
    NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
    1205 PM CDT Tue Apr 13 2021
    
    The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
    
    * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
      Southeast Louisiana
      Coastal Waters
    
    * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 1205 PM until
      600 PM CDT.
    
    * Primary threats include...
      Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
      Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
    
    SUMMARY...Clusters of elevated storms from this morning will begin
    to evolve into more surface-based storms this afternoon while moving
    southeastward with an increasing threat for occasional damaging
    winds across southeast Louisiana, including the New Orleans area. 
    Otherwise, large hail will continue to be a threat with the
    strongest storms through the afternoon.
    
    The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
    statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles northwest of New
    Orleans LA to 55 miles southwest of Boothville LA. For a complete
    depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
    (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
    
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    
    REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
    favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.
    Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening
    weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible
    warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
    tornadoes.
    
    &&
    
    AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
    1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
    few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
    30025.
    
    ...Thompson

    National Risk Overview

    Tuesday, April 13
    TORNADO: 2%
    HAIL: 15%
    WIND: 15%
    Wednesday, April 14
    TORNADO: 2%
    HAIL: 5%
    WIND: 5%
    Thursday, April 15
    ANY SEVERE: low
    Friday, April 16
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Saturday, April 17
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Sunday, April 18
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Monday, April 19
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Tuesday, April 20
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain

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