National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning

Published 4:12 pm Tuesday, June 20, 2023

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern St. John The Baptist Parish in southeastern Louisiana... East central Ascension Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Eastern St. James Parish in southeastern Louisiana... St. Charles Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Northeastern Lafourche Parish in southeastern Louisiana... Central Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana... * Until 445 PM CDT. * At 404 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Des Allemands to 8 miles southeast of Bayou Gauche, moving south at 20 mph. THESE ARE DESTRUCTIVE STORMS FOR DES ALLEMANDS. HAZARD...80 mph wind gusts and golf ball size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be heavily damaged. Expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. Extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. * Locations impacted include... Reserve, Hahnville, Laplace, Avondale, Gramercy, Lutcher, Jean Lafitte, Mathews, Montz, Luling, Garyville, Boutte, Raceland, Ama, Destrehan, St. Rose, Killona, Norco, Paradis and Des Allemands. This includes the following Interstates... Interstate 10 in Louisiana between mile markers 191 and 201. Interstate 310 between mile markers 4 and 11. TORNADO...POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...1.75 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...80 MPH