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Severe Weather Update March 29, 2022 - 7 AM

Click HERE for an update concerning the severe weather threat on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.

Changes from the previous update:

 

  • There is now a moderate risk of severe weather for parts of SE LA and S MS

  • The threat of significant severe weather has increased.

Overview:

WHAT:  ENHANCED RISK to MODERATE RISK of Severe Weather

WHEN: Wednesday to Wednesday night

WHERE: All of Southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi, with the greatest threat being north of I-10/I-12 corridor

CONFIDENCE: Confidence continues to increase that severe weather will occur. Confidence is also increasing that damaging winds with a line of storms will be the main threat. There is a threat for both embedded tornadoes within the line as well as strong (EF2+) tornadoes.

Impacts:

The main threats associated with any severe storms will be:

Damaging Winds:

  • Wind gusts greater than 70 mph will be possible

  • Trees and powerlines could be damaged and lead to isolated/scattered power outages

Tornadoes:

  • Tornadoes will be possible, and a few could be strong and/or long track

Rainfall:

  • In addition to the severe weather threat, rainfall of 1 to 1.5 inches is forecast with locally higher amounts possible.

  • This rainfall could lead to ponding of water in low lying areas and areas of poor drainage.

The briefing highlights the threats associated with this system.

 

Additional Information and Resources:

NWS New Orleans Website: www.weather.gov/neworleans

NWS New Orleans DSS Website: http://www.weather.gov/lix/embrief

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

Storm Prediction Center: www.spc.noaa.gov

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