Sun Oct 10 2004 10:34 AM
Matthew Spawning Tornadoes

From TWC and the NewOrleans NWS office.
Matthew has generated 2 tornado warnings as of 0523 CDT.
Law enforcement in Golden Meadow, LA ;Lafourche Parish;(just northof Grand Isle) reported a tornado at 0445CDT moving N at 15mph.
Second tornado warning for Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. This area is just west of the first tornado warning at Golden Meadow.

New Orleans wind profiler now showing winds at 40,000ft from the SW at 99kts. Surface winds from the SE at 35kts.

*Storm Prediction Center Mesoscale Discussion saying plenty of spin, 0-1km helicity of 200m2/s2/, "potential for Brief Tornado will exist with most intense surface-based storms".

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