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09-02-2008, 05:15 PM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
Windwatcher Wrote:My friend was near where the Abita tornado touched down---within a half a mile, actually--and she has power. Off Hwy 36 near Hwy 21.

Is the /bow Brewery and /bow Brew Club safe?

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09-02-2008, 05:20 PM
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a tornado just touched down in Westwego at Expressway and Avenue H.

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09-02-2008, 07:50 PM
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HarvestMoon Wrote:Is the /bow Brewery and /bow Brew Club safe?

Yes, but I can tell you that the area was a little industrial park RIGHT DOWN AND ACROSS THE HIGHWAY! The horror of it!!*tt2
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09-02-2008, 07:55 PM
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goodlife Wrote:a tornado just touched down in Westwego at Expressway and Avenue H.

I use to live just a couple of blocks from there, that is the third tornado to hit in that same exact area in 5 years.
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09-02-2008, 09:05 PM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
3,545 posts, good riddance to this thing!

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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 37 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION GUSTAV
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD AL072008
0400 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2008

...GUSTAV MOVING SLOWLY INTO THE ARKLATEX REGION...

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN LOUISIANA AND
MISSISSIPPI THROUGH THIS EVENING.

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA AND FAR
NORTHEAST TEXAS THROUGH THIS EVENING. A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
OVER MOST OF LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI... ARKANSAS...FAR SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI THROUGH TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

AT 0400 PM CDT...21Z...TROPICAL DEPRESSION GUSTAV WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 33.0 NORTH...AND LONGITUDE 93.9 WEST...OR ABOUT 35
MILES...56 KM...NORTH OF SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA.

THE DEPRESSION WAS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 8
MPH...13 KM/HR.
THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH A GRADUAL TURN TOWARDS
THE NORTH TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 20 MPH...32 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS 993 MB...29.32 INCHES.

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09-02-2008, 09:19 PM
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Look out, Stormrider. Gustav is gonna get you, too.
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09-02-2008, 09:49 PM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
Public advisory number 38 for tropical depression gustav
nws hydrometeorological prediction center camp springs md al072008
1000 pm cdt tue sep 2 2008

...gustav moving into southwest arkansas with heavy rain
persisting...

Flood watches and warnings are in effect for the southern half of
mississippi...much of louisiana...a couple of counties in
northeastern texas into arkansas... Eastern oklahoma and much of
missouri. For storm information specific to your area...please
monitor products issued by your local national weather service
office at http://www.weather.gov.

At 1000 pm cdt...03z...tropical depression gustav was located near
latitude 33.2 north...and longitude 94.0 west...or about 15
miles...24 km...south of texarkana arkansas and 50 miles...80
km... North of shreveport louisiana.

The depression was moving toward the north-northwest near 5
mph...8 km/hr. This motion is expected to continue through
wednesday evening.

Maximum sustained winds are 20 mph...32 km/hr...with higher gusts.
The minimum central pressure was 995 mb...29.38 inches.

Selected storm total rainfall amounts in inches

...alabama...

Mobile (bfm brookley field) 3.10
mobile (mob) 2.22

...mississippi...

Mccomb 7.33
hattiesburg 6.40
pascagoula 4.61
laurel 4.07
biloxi/keesler afb 4.05
vicksburg 2.24
greenville 1.88
gulfport 1.83
jackson (jan) 1.52
greenwood 1.38

...louisiana...

Alexandria 7.76
monroe 5.99
baton rouge 4.63
fort polk 4.25
new orleans nas 3.10
shreveport 2.19
shreveport (dtn) 2.09
barksdale afb 2.08
lake charles 1.39
lafayette 1.72
slidell 1.16
new orleans (msy) 0.67

...arkansas...

Mount ida 3.06
monticello 2.30
hot springs 2.21
el dorado 1.99
batesville 1.81
flippin 1.79
texarkana 1.76
little rock afb 1.56
little rock 1.52
stuttgart 1.16

...texas...

Paris 0.84
longview 0.73
lufkin 0.47

...florida...

Pensacola nas 3.62
pensacola (pns) 2.09
destin 2.08
marathon 2.04
miami (tmb) 1.92
valparaiso/eglin afb 1.69
homestead 1.62
vero beach 1.58
key west 1.46

storm total rainfalls are expected to be five to ten inches with
isolated maximum of fifteen inches over portions of
louisiana...arkansas...and mississippi. Four to six inches with a
maximum of eight inches is expected over portions of missouri and
west central to northern illinois. Two to four inches of rain is
possible over far eastern oklahoma.

Repeating the 1000 pm cdt position...33.2 north...94.0
west...movement toward the north-northwest near 5 mph...maximum
sustained winds...20 mph...minimum central pressure...995 mb.

The next advisory on gustav will be issued by the
hydrometeorological prediction center at 400 am cdt. Please refer
to your local national weather service office or weather.gov for
further information on gustav.

Forecaster musher

forecast positions
initial 03/0300z 33.2n 94.0w
12hr vt 03/1200z 34.0n 94.1w
24hr vt 04/0000z 34.3n 93.9w
36hr vt 04/1200z 36.8n 92.4w
48hr vt 05/0000z 38.3n 89.4w...absorbed
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09-02-2008, 09:59 PM
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I just talked to my daughter in northeast Texas, just west of Shreveport, and things are fine there. She said they had a "decent little storm" last night, but it was down to drizzle today and predicted to stay that way for another couple of days.
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09-03-2008, 06:27 AM
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400 am cdt wed sep 3 2008

...gustav drifting north as heavy rains pummel lower mississippi
valley...

Flood watches and warnings are in effect for a large portion of
the lower mississippi valley including...the southern half of
mississippi...much of louisiana...a couple of counties in
northeastern texas...much of arkansas...eastern oklahoma and much
of missouri. A tornado watch is in effect until 7 am cdt for
central louisiana into southwestern mississippi. For storm
information specific to your area...please monitor products issued
by your local national weather service office at http://www.weather.gov.

At 400 am cdt...09z...tropical depression gustav was located near
latitude 33.6 north...and longitude 94.3 west...or about 20
miles...32 km...west-northwest of texarkana arkansas and 120
miles...193 km...south of fort smith arkansas.

The depression was drifting toward the north-northwest near 3
mph...5 km/hr. This motion should shift to the north-northeast
through thursday morning.

Maximum sustained winds are 20 mph...32 km/hr...with higher gusts.
The minimum central pressure was 997 mb...29.44 inches.

Selected storm total rainfall amounts in inches

...mississippi...

Mccomb 7.33
hattiesburg 6.42
pascagoula 4.61
laurel 4.08
biloxi/keesler afb 4.05
vicksburg 2.88
greenville 2.14
gulfport 1.83
jackson (jan) 1.56
greenwood 1.42

...louisiana...

Monroe 9.29
alexandria 8.12
baton rouge 4.63
fort polk 4.31
new orleans nas 3.10
shreveport 2.22
barksdale afb 2.10
shreveport (dtn) 2.10
lake charles 1.83
lafayette 1.72
slidell 1.19
new orleans (msy) 0.67

...arkansas...

Mount ida 4.74
hot springs 3.83
monticello 3.68
el dorado 3.02
flippin 2.93
little rock afb 2.87
fort smith 2.52
batesville 2.33
texarkana 2.32
stuttgart 2.30
little rock (lit) 2.01
russellville 1.83
harrison 1.64
pine bluff 1.28
fayetteville 1.27

...missouri...

West plains 0.57
springfield 0.15
joplin 0.12

...oklahoma...

Mcalester 0.66
muskogee 0.15
tulsa 0.05

...texas...

Paris 0.84
longview 0.73
lufkin 0.62

...kansas...

Chanute 1.02

...florida...

Pensacola nas 3.62
pensacola (pns) 2.09
destin 2.08
marathon 2.04
miami (tmb) 1.92
valparaiso/eglin afb 1.69
homestead 1.62
vero beach 1.58
key west 1.46

...alabama...

Mobile (bfm brookley field) 3.10
mobile (mob) 2.22


rainfall amounts of three to six inches with isolated maximum
amounts of ten inches are expected over portions of
louisiana...mississippi...arkansas...missouri and western illinois
through saturday.

Repeating the 400 am cdt position...33.6 north...94.3
west...movement toward the north-northwest near 3 mph...maximum
sustained winds...20 mph...minimum central pressure...997 mb.

The next advisory on gustav will be issued by the
hydrometeorological prediction center at 1000 am cdt. Please refer
to your local national weather service office or weather.gov for
further information on gustav.

Forecaster musher

forecast positions
initial 03/0900z 33.6n 94.3w
12hr vt 03/1800z 33.9n 94.0w
24hr vt 04/0600z 35.4n 93.1w
36hr vt 04/1800z 38.8n 90.1w...absorbed/extra-tropical
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09-03-2008, 07:04 AM
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Quote:URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 885
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
620 AM CDT WED SEP 3 2008

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

SOUTHWEST THROUGH NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI

EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 620 AM UNTIL
100 PM CDT.

TORNADOES...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 40 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES NORTH OF NATCHEZ
MISSISSIPPI TO 85 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF ALEXANDRIA LOUISIANA.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND 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.

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES [url=http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/watch/w...cc]TORNADO
WATCH NUMBER 884[/COLOR][/url]. WATCH NUMBER 884 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
620 AM CDT.

DISCUSSION...CONVECTIVE RAINBANDS WILL CONTINUE DEVELOPING NEXT
SEVERAL HOURS FROM SW LA NEWD THROUGH WRN MS EAST OF THE CENTER OF
GUSTAVE THAT IS NEARLY STATIONARY. SHEAR PROFILES WITH LARGE LOW
LEVEL HODOGRAPHS WILL REMAIN SUPPORTIVE OF EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS WITH
ATTENDANT THREAT FOR ISOLATED TORNADOES.

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH EXTREME
TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI
WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 20035.


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