Alert: Tornado Warning issued April 30 at 4:29PM CDT expiring April 30 at 5:00PM CDT by NWS New Orleans LA

Event: Tornado Warning
Sender Name: NWS New Orleans LA
Issued: 2016-04-30T16:29:09-05:00
Expires: 2016-04-30T17:00:00-05:00
WEA Text: Tornado Warning in this area til 5:00 PM CDT. Take shelter now. Check local media. -NWS
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN ORLEANS PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA…
SOUTHEASTERN ST. TAMMANY PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA…
SOUTHWESTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI…
SOUTHERN HANCOCK COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI…

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

* AT 428 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BOTH
TORNADOES AND EXTENSIVE STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE WERE LOCATED NEAR
PEARLINGTON…OR 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SLIDELL…MOVING EAST AT 35
MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS…AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* THESE DANGEROUS STORMS WILL BE NEAR…
PEARLINGTON AROUND 435 PM CDT.
BAY ST. LOUIS…WAVELAND AND SHORELINE PARK AROUND 500 PM CDT.
Instruction: TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS…IN A
MOBILE HOME…OR IN A VEHICLE…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER
AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT TAKE SHELTER UNDER HIGHWAY OVERPASSES. IF YOU
CANNOT SAFELY DRIVE AWAY FROM THE TORNADO…AS A LAST RESORT…EITHER
PARK YOUR VEHICLE AND STAY PUT…OR ABANDON YOUR VEHICLE AND LIE DOWN
IN A LOW LYING AREA AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Extreme
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Orleans; Harrison; St. Tammany; Hancock

Message Identifier: NWS-141029-1271619-1216238
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Tornado warnngs