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In the event of a crisis situation, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans will communicate vital information as quickly and efficiently as possible in order to provide the greatest safety for our students, faculty, and staff. Reference the "Stay Informed" section below the left side menu of this page to learn how to stay informed during a crisis.  

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Sunday, November 16, 2014 11:15 PM

Tornado Watch Issued for our Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for our area including the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans campuses until 5:00 a.m. Monday morning. Louisiana Parishes included are Ascension, Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne and Washington.

A slight risk of severe weather remains across the entire region as scattered thunderstorms impact the area along and ahead of a cold front moving through this evening. The main threat from any severe thunderstorms will be damaging wind gusts. However, tornadoes will also be possible.

A Wind Advisory has also been issued for our area from 6:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. Monday evening. North winds 20-30 mph with gusts up to 35 mph are forecast.

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 26 to 39 mph are expected.  Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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