Tornado Warning for Tangipahoa Parish, LA and 2 More

NEW ORLEANS, LA (758 PM CDT Sun Apr 7 2019) — The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern St. Helena Parish in southeastern Louisiana Northeastern Livingston Parish in southeastern Louisiana Northwestern Tangipahoa Parish in southeastern Louisiana until 830 PM CDT. At 758 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Montpelier, or 13 miles southwest of Amite, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD: Tornado and golf ball size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near Montpelier around 810 PM CDT. Amite and Amite City around 820 PM CDT. Roseland around 825 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Tangipahoa. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! This cluster of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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