Tuesday, February 7, 2017
TORNADO REPORTED ON THE GROUND
WFUS54 KLIX 071825
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
1225 PM CST TUE FEB 7 2017
The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Central Tangipahoa Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
Northeastern Livingston Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
Southeastern St. Helena Parish in southeastern Louisiana...
* Until 100 PM CST
* At 1224 PM CST, a tornado producing storm was located near
Montpelier, or 8 miles southwest of Amite, moving east at 30 mph.
HAZARD...Damaging tornado and quarter size hail.
SOURCE...Radar confirmed tornado.
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.
* Locations impacted include...
Amite City, Independence, Montpelier, Natalbany and Tickfaw.
To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. 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.
Motorists should not take shelter under highway overpasses. If you
cannot safely drive away from the tornado, as a last resort, either
park your vehicle and stay put, or abandon your vehicle and lie down
in a low lying area and protect yourself from flying debris.
To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
LAT...LON 3077 9026 3075 9027 3074 9026 3071 9026
3070 9025 3067 9025 3065 9024 3063 9025
3060 9024 3052 9025 3057 9065 3069 9066
TIME...MOT...LOC 1824Z 266DEG 27KT 3064 9059