Thunderstorm Warning for Jefferson Parish, LA and 1 More

NEW ORLEANS, LA (210 AM CDT Sat May 11 2019) — The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana West central Plaquemines Parish in southeastern Louisiana until 245 AM CDT. At 209 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles south of Lafitte, or 13 miles east of Cut Off, moving northeast at 20 mph. HAZARD: Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Myrtle Grove and Lafitte. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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