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HURRICANE SALLY LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 22  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA AL192020  
1026 AM CDT WED SEP 16 2020  
 
THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTH MISSISSIPPI  
 
**CONDITIONS IMPROVING ACROSS COASTAL MISSISSIPPI**  
 
NEW INFORMATION  
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:  
- ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED  
 
* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:  
- NONE  
 
* STORM INFORMATION:  
- ABOUT 170 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF NEW ORLEANS LA OR ABOUT 100  
MILES EAST OF GULFPORT MS  
- 30.6N 87.4W  
- STORM INTENSITY 80 MPH  
- MOVEMENT NORTH-NORTHEAST OR 30 DEGREES AT 5 MPH  
 
SITUATION OVERVIEW  
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HURRICANE SALLY MADE LANDFALL EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS THE ALABAMA  
COAST, AND WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INLAND ACROSS THE WESTERN FLORIDA  
PANHANDLE AND SOUTHEAST ALABAMA THROUGH TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL  
CONTINUE TO IMPROVE ACROSS COASTAL MISSISSIPPI TODAY, HOWEVER HAZARDOUS  
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT WILL PERSIST OFFSHORE IN THE SOUNDS AND  
COASTAL WATERS. SOME COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS  
THE SHORELINES AND TIDAL BASIN AREAS OF LAKE BORGNE, LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN  
AND LAKE MAUREPAS, WITH GRADUAL IMPROVEMENT EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY.  
 
POTENTIAL IMPACTS  
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* SURGE:  
LITTLE OR NO IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME ACROSS SOUTHEAST  
LOUISIANA AND SOUTH MISSISSIPPI.  
 
* WIND:  
LITTLE TO NO IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME ACROSS SOUTHEAST  
LOUISIANA AND SOUTH MISSISSIPPI.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS  
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* EVACUATIONS:  
 
DO NOT ENTER EVACUATED AREAS UNTIL OFFICIALS HAVE GIVEN THE ALL CLEAR  
TO RETURN.  
 
* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:  
 
WHEN GOING OUTSIDE BE SURE TO STAY AWAY FROM DOWNED POWER LINES,  
HAZARDOUS DEBRIS AND FLOODED AREAS.  
 
IF YOUR HOME OR SHELTER WAS DAMAGED, BE ALERT TO THE SMELL OF GAS  
LEAKS AND BE CAUTIOUS AROUND ELECTRICAL WIRING, BROKEN GLASS, JAGGED  
METAL AND WOOD, AND PROTRUDING NAILS AND SCREWS.  
 
CHECK TO SEE IF EVERYONE IN YOUR GROUP IS OK. ADMINISTER FIRST AID TO  
THOSE WHO ARE INJURED. IF POSSIBLE, CALL 9 1 1 FOR ANY SERIOUS  
INJURIES. REMEMBER, IT MAY BE DIFFICULT FOR EMERGENCY RESPONDERS TO  
ARRIVE QUICKLY.  
 
CHECK IN WITH YOUR EMERGENCY POINTS OF CONTACT. LET THEM KNOW YOUR  
LOCATION AND STATUS. KEEP CONVERSATIONS SHORT AND TO THE POINT. DO  
NOT TIE UP COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS.  
 
CHECK ON YOUR NEIGHBORS. IF NECESSARY, HELP THEM CONNECT WITH THEIR  
POINTS OF CONTACT.  
 
DO NOT GO SIGHTSEEING WITHIN IMPACTED COMMUNITIES. SIGHTSEERS  
INTERFERE WITH THE EMERGENCY WORK OF FIRST RESPONDERS.  
 
WHEN INSPECTING DAMAGE, USE FLASHLIGHTS RATHER THAN CANDLES OR FLAMED  
LANTERNS. BE AWARE OF SPARKS THAT CAN IGNITE NATURAL GAS OR OTHER  
LEAKING FLAMMABLES.  
 
DO NOT GO UP ON YOUR ROOF UNTIL THE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE SAFE.  
LADDERS CAN BE SLIPPERY IN THE RAIN AND UNEXPECTED WIND GUSTS CAN  
BLOW YOU OFF THE ROOF.  
 
WHEN CLEARING OUT FALLEN TREES, BE CAREFUL WITH CHAINSAWS AND AXES.  
ALWAYS WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR AND KEEP OTHERS AT A SAFE DISTANCE.  
LEANING TREES AND THOSE WHICH HAVE FALLEN ON ROOFS OR POWER LINES CAN  
BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS. IF YOU ARE NOT IN GOOD HEALTH OR UNSURE  
ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE DOING, HAVE SOMEONE WITH TREE CUTTING EXPERIENCE  
DO THE JOB. NEVER CUT TREES WITHOUT A PARTNER.  
 
IF USING A GENERATOR, AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING BY FOLLOWING  
INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED BY THE MANUFACTURER. OPERATE YOUR GENERATOR IN  
A WELL-VENTILATED SPACE OUTSIDE OF YOUR LIVING AREA AND AWAY FROM  
OPEN DOORS AND WINDOWS.  
 
BE ALERT FOR ANY LINGERING WIND GUSTS WHICH COULD TAKE DOWN WEAKENED  
TREES AND/OR POWER LINES, COLLAPSE DAMAGED STRUCTURES, OR CAUSE FLYING  
DEBRIS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:  
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV  
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG  
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG  
 
NEXT UPDATE  
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AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT  
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS LA REGARDING  
THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.  
 

 
 
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