Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 94 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1205 PM CDT Tue Apr 13 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Southeast Louisiana Coastal Waters
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 1205 PM until 600 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Clusters of elevated storms from this morning will begin to evolve into more surface-based storms this afternoon while moving southeastward with an increasing threat for occasional damaging winds across southeast Louisiana, including the New Orleans area. Otherwise, large hail will continue to be a threat with the strongest storms through the afternoon.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles northwest of New Orleans LA to 55 miles southwest of Boothville LA. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce tornadoes.
Last Edit: Apr 13, 2021 11:09:03 GMT -6 by SKYSUMMIT
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Post by grisairgasm on Apr 13, 2021 11:44:41 GMT -6
Boring thus far. I can hear lots of thunder headed this way from the WestBank. Would enjoy seeing some harmless small hail. I don’t think I’ve seen it in at least twenty years. It’s even been just a few streets over and we got nothing.