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Tornado Warning


New Event Expired

Start Time

Thu 04/08/2021 05:22 AM EDT

End Time

Thu 04/08/2021 05:45 AM EDT



Storm Location

4 mi WNW of Jean Lafitte, LA

Storm Motion

Moving E at 41 mph


High impact

Tornadoradar indicated

Locations Affected

Crown Point, LA ∙ Jean Lafitte, LA ∙ Barataria, LA

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Tornado Warning National Weather Service New Orleans LA 422 AM CDT Thu Apr 8 2021 The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a * Tornado Warning for... West central Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana... * Until 445 AM CDT. * At 422 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Jean Lafitte, or 8 miles south of Marrero, moving east at 40 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. * This dangerous storm will be near... Barataria and Lafitte around 425 AM CDT. Jean Lafitte, Estelle and Woodmere around 430 AM CDT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TAKE COVER NOW! Move to 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. && LAT...LON 2970 9021 2973 9021 2981 9017 2983 9017 2985 9003 2983 9007 2982 9007 2979 9006 2978 9007 2974 9007 2971 9004 2969 9004 TIME...MOT...LOC 0922Z 267DEG 36KT 2977 9016 TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...<.75IN