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Severe Weather and Heavy Rainfall Update for Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Click HERE and HERE for an update concerning the severe weather and heavy rainfall potential for Tuesday, April 13th from the NWS.

Overview:
 

WHAT: Marginal Risk for severe weather.

WHEN: During the day on Tuesday.

WHERE: The majority of southeastern Louisiana and a small portion of western coastal Mississippi.

CONFIDENCE:

  • Moderate confidence on the potential for severe weather.

Impacts:

Severe Weather Impacts:

  • The primary threat will be damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph can down trees and powerlines, and cause minor structural damage. Other threats include large hail and dangerous lightning.

Heavy Rain Impacts:

  • 1 to 2.5 inches of rain is forecast across portions of southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi.

  • Locally higher amounts will be possible, especially across southeastern LA

  • Ponding of water in low lying and poor drainage areas is likely, with localized flash flooding possible

  • Additional rises on area rivers will be possible.

Next Update and Contact Information:

The next update will be by 6AM Tuesday morning, earlier if there are any significant changes.

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.

 

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