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Record Report

Statement as of 4:24 PM CDT on April 27, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at New Orleans...

a record rainfall of 1.74 inches was set at New Orleans today. This
breaks the old record of 1.24 set in 1949.



Local Storm Report



04/27/2015 1118 am

1 miles SSE of Grand Isle c, Jefferson Parish.

Marine tstm wind e50 mph, reported by C-man station.


            43 kts measured at Grand Isle NOAA station




04/27/2015 1118 am

1 miles SSE of Grand Isle c, Jefferson Parish.

Marine tstm wind e50 mph, reported by C-man station.


            43 kts measured at Grand Isle NOAA station




04/27/2015 1023 am

3 miles NNW of Kenner, Jefferson Parish.

Tornado, reported by NWS storm survey.


            Multiple trees and power poles uprooted... snapped... or
            bent over between Duncan Canal and the corner of W
            esplanade and Loyola. Minor roof damage also occurred to
            several residences. Roof of a patio lifted off a house.
            Path length 0.5 miles... Max width 50 yards... Max
            estimated winds 90 mph. Rated EF-1.





04/27/2015 1023 am

3 miles NNW of Kenner, Jefferson Parish.

Tornado, reported by NWS storm survey.


            Multiple trees and power poles uprooted... snapped... or
            bent over between Duncan Canal and the corner of W
            esplanade and Loyola. Minor roof damage also occurred to
            several residences. Roof of a patio lifted off a house.
            Path length 0.5 miles... Max width 50 yards... Max
            estimated winds 90 mph. Rated EF-1.





04/27/2015 1026 am

New Orleans armstrbodaux, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m56.00 mph, reported by ASOS.


            New Orleans international wind gust measured at 49 knots
            or 56 mph.




04/27/2015 1028 am

New Orleans armstrbodaux, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m71.00 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Wind gust to 61kt or 70 mph measured at New Orleans
            Armstrong Airport.




04/27/2015 1030 am

Kenner, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Roof blown off house in Kenner.




04/27/2015 1035 am

Metairie, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Emergency management and media report several rail cars
            blown off elevated rail approach to Huey p Long Bridge.
            Time estimated.




04/27/2015 1050 am

Terrytown, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m66.00 mph, reported by co-op observer.


            Coop observer recorded 66 mph gusts.





04/27/2015 1026 am

New Orleans armstrbodaux, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m56.00 mph, reported by ASOS.


            New Orleans international wind gust measured at 49 knots
            or 56 mph.




04/27/2015 1028 am

New Orleans armstrbodaux, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m71.00 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Wind gust to 61kt or 70 mph measured at New Orleans
            Armstrong Airport.




04/27/2015 1030 am

Kenner, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Roof blown off house in Kenner.




04/27/2015 1035 am

Metairie, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Emergency management and media report several rail cars
            blown off elevated rail approach to Huey p Long Bridge.
            Time estimated.




04/27/2015 1050 am

Terrytown, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m66.00 mph, reported by co-op observer.


            Coop observer recorded 66 mph gusts.





04/27/2015 1035 am

Metairie, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Emergency management and media report several rail cars
            blown off elevated rail approach to Huey p Long Bridge.
            Time estimated.





04/27/2015 1035 am

Metairie, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Emergency management and media report several rail cars
            blown off elevated rail approach to Huey p Long Bridge.
            Time estimated.





04/27/2015 1030 am

Kenner, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Roof blown off house in Kenner.





04/27/2015 1030 am

Kenner, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Roof blown off house in Kenner.





04/27/2015 1050 am

Terrytown, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m66 mph, reported by co-op observer.


            Coop observer recorded 66 mph gusts.





04/27/2015 1050 am

Terrytown, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m66 mph, reported by co-op observer.


            Coop observer recorded 66 mph gusts.





04/27/2015 1028 am

New Orleans armstr, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m71 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Wind gust to 61kt or 70 mph measured at New Orleans
            Armstrong Airport.





04/27/2015 1028 am

New Orleans armstr, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m71 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Wind gust to 61kt or 70 mph measured at New Orleans
            Armstrong Airport.





04/27/2015 1026 am

New Orleans armstr, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m56 mph, reported by ASOS.


            New Orleans international wind gust measured at 49 knots
            or 56 mph.





04/27/2015 1026 am

New Orleans armstr, Jefferson Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m56 mph, reported by ASOS.


            New Orleans international wind gust measured at 49 knots
            or 56 mph.



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