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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
311 PM CDT WED MAR 23 2022

...NWS METEOROLOGISTS REVIEWING SURVEY STORM DAMAGE FROM GRETNA TO
ARABI TO NEW ORLEANS EAST WITH PRELIMINARY RATING OF EF-3...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN NEW ORLEANS LA IS
CURRENTLY REVIEWING DATA FROM TODAY'S STORM SURVEY. THE 
APPROXIMATE 11 MILE PATH OF THE TORNADO EXTENDS FROM AROUND 
GRETNA (JEFFERSON PARISH) TO ARABI (ST BERNARD PARISH) TO NEW 
ORLEANS EAST (ORLEANS PARISH) LOUISIANA. THE SURVEY IS IN RELATION
TO THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THAT MOVED THROUGH THE AREA ON THE 
EVENING OF MARCH 22, 2022. THE DAMAGE WAS MOST INTENSE IN ARABI 
AND WAS RATED THERE AS EF-3.

A FINAL ASSESSMENT INCLUDING RESULTS OF THE ENTIRE SURVEY ARE 
EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED AND TRANSMITTED VIA A PUBLIC INFORMATION 
STATEMENT TOMORROW, THURSDAY MARCH 24TH. WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR 
PATIENCE.

THE STORM SURVEY INFORMATION WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE ON OUR
WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LIX

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