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Gonzales Weekly Citizen - Gonzales, LA
  • Tornado warning in effect: Saturday pm


  • The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a tornado warning for a number of Louisiana areas, including Ascension. For up to the minute radar images, visit http://www.srh.weather.gov/lix/

     


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  • The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a tornado warning for a number of Louisiana areas, including Ascension. For uup to the minute radar images, visit http://www.srh.weather.gov/lix/ Areas issued warnings are: NORTH CENTRAL ASCENSION PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA... SOUTHEASTERN EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA... THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF OAK HILLS PLACE... EXTREME EAST CENTRAL IBERVILLE PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA... NORTHERN LIVINGSTON PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA... THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF DENHAM SPRINGS... WEST CENTRAL TANGIPAHOA PARISH IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA...
      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. IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS. A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CST SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.
     
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