Tropical Storm Fay: Local Statement for Miss. Coast and SE LA

TROPICAL STORM FAY LOCAL STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1034 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...CORRECTION TO UPGRADE LOWER PLAQUEMINES AND LOWER ST BERNARD TO
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

...TROPICAL STORM FAY MOVING WESTWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA...

.AT 1000 AM CDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 100
MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.

FAY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH...AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...FAY WILL BE NEAR OR OVER THE GULF COAST OF THE WESTERN
FLORIDA PANHANDLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND NEAR OR OVER THE GULF
COAST OF MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA ON SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. NO
SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN INTENSITY IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 998 MB...29.47 INCHES.

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LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-
1034 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE
85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 100 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.
FAY WAS MOVING TO THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN...
LOWER ST BERNARD AND LOWER PLAQUEMINES PARISHES.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING FOR LOWER PLAQUEMINES AND ST BERNARD PARISHES. A TROPICAL
STORM WARNING NOW IS IN EFFECT FROM THE MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA
STATE LINE TO THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. A FLASH FLOOD
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THIS SAME AREA.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PERSONS IN THE COASTAL AREAS OF PLAQUEMINES AND ST BERNARD
PARISHES SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS
OF TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH ALONG WITH ABOVE NORMAL TIDES
DEVELOPING SUNDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY. IN
ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

NORTHERLY FLOW LATE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WILL KEEP TIDES HIGH ON
THE SOUTH SHORE OF LAKE BORGNE AND EASTERN PLAQUEMINES PARISH.
AS FAY MOVES WESTWARD AND FLOW TURNS SOUTHERLY ON MONDAY TIDES
WILL BE HIGHER ON THE SOUTHERN COASTS OF ST BERNARD AND
PLAQUEMINES PARISHES. TIDES OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL WILL BE
POSSIBLE. HIGH TIDES MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF LOW LYING ROADWAYS
ALONG THE COAST.

...WINDS...

WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AS THE
CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY PASSES ACROSS THE AREA.

MINOR DAMAGE MAY OCCUR IN OLDER MOBILE HOME PARKS. NEWLY PLANTED
TREES AND SHRUBS MAY BE UPROOTED IF NOT SECURED PROPERLY. WEAK
TREE BRANCHES MAY SNAP. RESIDENTS SHOULD MOVE UNFASTENED
ITEMS...SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS AND DECK FURNITURE...INDOORS.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THE NEXT UPDATE WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1 PM CDT.

$$

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HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
1034 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE
85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 100 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.
FAY WAS MOVING TO THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN...
COASTAL COUNTIES OF MISSISSIPPI.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM THE MISSISSIPPI AND
ALABAMA STATE LINE TO THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THIS SAME AREA.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PERSONS IN THE COASTAL COUNTIES OF MISSISSIPPI SHOULD PREPARE FOR
THE POSSIBILITY OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH
ALONG WITH ABOVE NORMAL TIDES DEVELOPING SUNDAY AND CONTINUING
THROUGH MONDAY. IN ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 10
INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 15 INCHES WILL BE
POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

OFFSHORE FLOW WILL KEEP TIDES LOW THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. TIDES
OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM EARLY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTER THE STORM MOVES TO THE WEST OF THE
AREA AND WINDS TURN TO THE SOUTH. HIGH TIDES MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF
LOW LYING ROADWAYS ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI COAST.

...WINDS...

WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AS THE
CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY PASSES ACROSS THE AREA.

MINOR DAMAGE MAY OCCUR IN OLDER MOBILE HOME PARKS. NEWLY PLANTED
TREES AND SHRUBS MAY BE UPROOTED IF NOT SECURED PROPERLY. WEAK
TREE BRANCHES MAY SNAP. RESIDENTS SHOULD MOVE UNFASTENED
ITEMS...SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS AND DECK FURNITURE...INDOORS.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THE NEXT UPDATE WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1 PM CDT.

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1034 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE
85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 100 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.
FAY WAS MOVING TO THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN...
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTH MISSISSIPPI EAST
OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER
THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA BORDER.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE EXPECTED DEVELOPMENT OF TROPICAL
STORM CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

...WINDS...

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
KNOTS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY NIGHT.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THE NEXT UPDATE WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1 PM CDT.

$$

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TANGIPAHOA-ST. TAMMANY-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-ST. CHARLES-
UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-UPPER ST. BERNARD-LOWER JEFFERSON-
1034 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE
85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 100 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.
FAY WAS MOVING TO THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN...
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...INCLUDING METRO NEW ORLEANS...NORTH SHORE OF
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...AND GRAND ISLE.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM THE MOUTH OF THE PEARL
RIVER THROUGH GRAND ISLE...LOUISIANA...INCLUDING LAKE
PONTCHARTRAIN AND THE GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM GRAND ISLE TO THE
MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PERSONS IN THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS AREA SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH ALONG
WITH ABOVE NORMAL TIDES DEVELOPING SUNDAY AND CONTINUING INTO
TUESDAY. IN ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

NORTHERLY FLOW LATE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WILL KEEP TIDES HIGH ON
THE SOUTH SHORE OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE BORGNE. AS FAY
MOVES WESTWARD AND FLOW TURNS SOUTHERLY ON MONDAY TIDES WILL BE
HIGHER ON THE NORTH SHORE OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND SOUTHERN
COAST OF JEFFERSON PARISH NEAR GRAND ISLE. TIDES OF 2 TO 3 FEET
ABOVE NORMAL WILL BE POSSIBLE. HIGH TIDES MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF
LOW LYING ROADWAYS ALONG THE COAST.

...WINDS...

WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AS THE
CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY PASSES ACROSS THE AREA.

MINOR DAMAGE MAY OCCUR IN OLDER MOBILE HOME PARKS. NEWLY PLANTED
TREES AND SHRUBS MAY BE UPROOTED IF NOT SECURED PROPERLY. WEAK
TREE BRANCHES MAY SNAP. RESIDENTS SHOULD MOVE UNFASTENED
ITEMS...SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS AND DECK FURNITURE...INDOORS.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THE NEXT UPDATE WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1 PM CDT.

$$

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UPPER PLAQUEMINES-
1034 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE
85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 100 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.
FAY WAS MOVING TO THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN...
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...INCLUDING METRO NEW ORLEANS...NORTH SHORE OF
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...AND GRAND ISLE.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM THE MOUTH OF THE PEARL
RIVER THROUGH GRAND ISLE...LOUISIANA...INCLUDING LAKE
PONTCHARTRAIN AND THE GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM GRAND ISLE TO THE
MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PERSONS IN THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS AREA SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH ALONG
WITH ABOVE NORMAL TIDES DEVELOPING SUNDAY AND CONTINUING INTO
TUESDAY. IN ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

NORTHERLY FLOW LATE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WILL KEEP TIDES HIGH ON
THE SOUTH SHORE OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE BORGNE. AS FAY
MOVES WESTWARD AND FLOW TURNS SOUTHERLY ON MONDAY TIDES WILL BE
HIGHER ON THE NORTH SHORE OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND SOUTHERN
COAST OF JEFFERSON PARISH NEAR GRAND ISLE. TIDES OF 2 TO 3 FEET
ABOVE NORMAL WILL BE POSSIBLE. HIGH TIDES MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF
LOW LYING ROADWAYS ALONG THE COAST.

...WINDS...

WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AS THE
CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY PASSES ACROSS THE AREA.

MINOR DAMAGE MAY OCCUR IN OLDER MOBILE HOME PARKS. NEWLY PLANTED
TREES AND SHRUBS MAY BE UPROOTED IF NOT SECURED PROPERLY. WEAK
TREE BRANCHES MAY SNAP. RESIDENTS SHOULD MOVE UNFASTENED
ITEMS...SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS AND DECK FURNITURE...INDOORS.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THE NEXT UPDATE WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1 PM CDT.

$$

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LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-LIVINGSTON-
1034 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE
85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 100 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.
FAY WAS MOVING TO THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN...
COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...INCLUDING LAKES
PONTCHARTRAIN AND MAUREPAS.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM
THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO GRAND ISLE AND LAKES
PONTCHARTRAIN AND MAUREPAS.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE EXPECTED DEVELOPMENT OF TROPICAL
STORM CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

PERSONS IN THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS AREA SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH ALONG
WITH ABOVE NORMAL TIDES DEVELOPING SUNDAY AND CONTINUING INTO
TUESDAY. IN ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

...WINDS...

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
KNOTS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY NIGHT.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THE NEXT UPDATE WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1 PM CDT.


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