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High wind advisory on the Causeway, marine warning for Lake Borgne

(Source: Tommy Avril) (Source: Tommy Avril)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Due to high winds and thunder storms, no motorcycles are allowed at this time on the Causeway Bridge.

Several waterspouts have been spotted on Lake Pontchartrain.

There is also a special marine warning out for Lake Borgne until 9 a.m.

At 8:13 a.m. showers capable of producing waterspouts were located over Lake Borgne. The shower was nearly stationary.

Waterspouts can create locally hazardous seas.  Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas.

Seek safe harbor immediately.

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