News Alert: AS OF 1000 HOURS 6 JUNE 2013 ACTIVATION LEVEL: CRISIS ACTION TEAM (CAT) as of 0730 hours 5 June 2013
Posted: 6/6/2013 3:45:41 PM
Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center

6 JUNE 2013

LEVEL: CRISIS ACTION TEAM (CAT) as of 0730 hours 5 June 2013



As of 0800 hours
CDT 6 June 2013, the NWS/NHC is tracking one tropical system in the
Atlantic-Caribbean-Gulf of Mexico basin, TROPICAL STORM ANDREA. At this time, ANDREA is not projected to pose a threat to Louisiana beyond


LOUISIANA: elevated tides of up to 2 feet along the coast, rough seas, winds of
15-25 knots and 6-9 foot seas over the outer Gulf waters in southeast


The accompanying
graphics show the latest location and track for ANDREA.


Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph with higher gusts.
No significant change in strength is expected before the center reaches the
coast later today. Some weakening is forecast tonight and early Friday while
the center of ANDREA moves over land. ANDREA should lose tropical
characteristics in about 36 to 48 hours.


Tropical storm force
winds extend outward up to 140 miles  to the east of the center.  The
strongest winds are likely occurring in a band of thunderstorms that is moving
onshore the west coast of Florida. 


continue to monitor and report on tropical weather as needed. The GOHSEP Crisis
Action Team was activated at 0730 hours 5 June 2013 and will remain activated
until further notice.





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