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Tropical Storm Delta Local Statement Intermediate Advisory Number 23A
National Weather Service Shreveport LA  AL262020
708 AM CDT Sat Oct 10 2020

This product covers the ArkLaTex

**Tropical Storm Delta Weakening and Pulling Away from the Area** 

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 120 miles east-northeast of Natchitoches LA or about 40 
      miles east of Monroe LA
    - 32.6N 91.3W
    - Storm Intensity 40 mph
    - Movement North-northeast or 25 degrees at 16 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Tropical Storm Delta is losing strength and moving northeast away
from the area. Therefore, aside from residual flooding, no additional 
impacts are expected from the system.  


POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across ArkLaTex.

* FLOODING RAIN:
Residual flooding from heavy rains overnight will continue through 
this morning.  

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:

Remain safely sheltered until conditions improve. When going outside 
be sure to stay away from downed power lines, hazardous debris and 
flooded areas.

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.

Allow extra time for emergency vehicles to reach you as they navigate 
road hazards.

Do not go sightseeing within impacted communities. Sightseers 
interfere with the emergency work of first responders.

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.

Problems with sewer backups can further contaminate standing flood 
waters. Keep children away from flood waters. Also, listen for boil 
water alerts as tap water may have become non-potable.

Be alert for flooded roads which could be compromised or littered 
with debris. Avoid travel until water levels subside and roads have 
been cleared. Do not drive through places where flood waters cover 
the road. Turn around, don't drown!

* 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 Shreveport LA regarding the 
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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