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Tornado warning for East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parish

1 year 8 months 3 weeks ago April 27, 2015 Apr 27, 2015 Monday, April 27 2015 April 27, 2015 9:31 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

NEW ORLEANS- The National Weather Service says a line of severe thunderstorms is moved across south Louisiana.


The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Tornado Warning for: Southeastern West Baton Rouge Parish in southeastern Louisiana. Southwestern East Baton Rouge Parish in southeastern Lousiaiana. Northwestern Livingston Parish in southeastern Louisiana.

The warnings are in effect until 10 a.m. this morning.

The tornado warning is in effect for the following parishes:

Ascension

Assumption

East Baton Rouge

East Feliciana

Livingston

Pointe Coupee

West Baton Rouge

West Feliciana

The weather service says the storms contain high winds, hail and dangerous lightning.

Tree damage has been reported in west Vernon Parish and in the Vinton area.

The weather service has issued a flash flood watch through Tuesday afternoon for southeast Louisiana.

Rainfall amounts of 2-3 inches are expected through Tuesday with isolated amounts of up to 5 inches possible.

 

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