Potential Tropical Cyclone Three Update June 17, 2021 at 10PM
Click HERE for the latest update on Potential Tropical Cyclone Three.
Changes from the previous update:
Potential Tropical Cyclone Three is forecast to move north with an eventual northeastward turn towards the Louisiana coastline. Slow strengthening is expected with this system once it makes landfall as a tropical storm. The main threats associated with this continue to be heavy rainfall and minor coastal flooding.
- Potential Tropical Cyclone Three is expected in the northern Gulf Coast region starting Friday through the weekend.
- Heavy rainfall is the greatest threat with 6-10 inches of rain forecast across portions of the area and locally higher amounts possible.
- Minor coastal flooding with 1-3ft of inundation along the open coast and 1-2ft of inundation along the lakeshore, with peak water levels Friday evening/Friday night.
- Gusty winds of 35-40 mph inside any rain bands Friday through the weekend.
- A few tornadoes possible Friday and Saturday.
- Dangerous marine conditions expected across the coastal waters.
The attached briefing below and hyperlink above highlights the threats associated with Potential Tropical Cyclone Three.
Additional Information and Resources:
NWS New Orleans Website: www.weather.gov/neworleans
NWS New Orleans DSS Website: http://www.weather.gov/lix/embrief
NWS New Orleans Tropical Page: https://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=lix
River Gauges and Forecasts: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=lix
NWS New Orleans Facebook: www.facebook.com/NWSNewOrleans
NWS New Orleans Twitter: https://twitter.com/NWSNewOrleans
Online Severe Weather Reporting: https://www.weather.gov/lix/submit_storm_report
National Hurricane Center Website: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
Next Update and Contact Information:
The next update will be sent following the 4 AM Advisory.
If you have any questions in the interim or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us. We can be reached by phone at 504-522-7330 or 985-649-0429. Use extension 4 to speak with a forecaster. Alternatively, you can reach us by email by replying to this message or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Both methods will be delivered to the forecasters on shift at the office.
LIX New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
National Weather Service
62300 Airport Road
Slidell, LA 70460