Most likely but it's not over until it's over and there is still a lot of bands before it will be over. The band going thru GPT right now looks to have a bit of a punch and will be making it's way through Slidell at some point.
as the wind changes to the south and east the water will rise. The southshore will empty and push to the north.
GCWX Vice President | Chief Consultant CoCoRaHs Station: LA-ST-8
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA 348 PM CDT WED AUG 29 2012
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A
* TORNADO WARNING FOR... HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI... THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...LONG BEACH...GULFPORT...
* UNTIL 415 PM CDT
* AT 342 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR GULFPORT...MOVING NORTH AT 50 MPH.
* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LYMAN AND SAUCIER
THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM CDT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.
SCP Serious Post: Parish President VJ St. Pierre just announced on TV that we will have a 6' tidal surge at the Seller's Canal, which will put 1-2' of water in the subdivisions south of Highway 90 (Willowdale/Davis/Willowridge/Mimosa...etc). PLEASE GO CHECK YOUR DITCHES for any type of debris blocking waterflow to the pump stations. Balls, Limbs, Plywood, trash can lids...they are the worst! This is everyone's responsibility, not just parish employees! We are one community...let's do this right and help our neighbors and parish staff! (Please note that 1-2' will not necessarily flood your house, but the streets will flood...do your part and make sure your street can drain properly).
HarahanTim Director of Public RelationsModeratorOnline