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Tornado watch issued for SE Louisiana

3 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Friday, April 24 2015 Apr 24, 2015 April 24, 2015 3:28 PM April 24, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

GONZALES - The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Friday evening for several parishes south and east of Baton Rouge.

Forecasters said the watch covers Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John and Terrbonne parishes until 8 p.m.

A tornado watch indicates favorable conditions exist to produce severe thunderstorms which are capable of producing tornadoes.

If a tornado warning is issued, people in the affected areas should stay indoors or find a safe place to wait for the warning to pass.

Pat Shingleton will have updates on WBRZ all evening and on the WBRZ Weather Twitter account.


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