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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: 

  • No changes.

Overview:

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.

Impacts:

  • 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 sr-lix.forecasters@noaa.gov. Both methods will be delivered to the forecasters on shift at the office.

Regards,
Kevin Gilmore
Meteorologist
LIX New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
National Weather Service
62300 Airport Road
Slidell, LA 70460

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