NEW ORLEANS, LA (737 PM CDT Thu May 9 2019) — The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Ascension Parish in southeastern Louisiana Northwestern St. James Parish in southeastern Louisiana Southeastern Iberville Parish in southeastern Louisiana Northwestern Assumption Parish in southeastern Louisiana until 815 PM CDT. At 737 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near White Castle, or 13 miles west of Donaldsonville, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Gonzales, Donaldsonville, St. Gabriel, White Castle, Sorrento, Prairieville, Geismer, Carville and Belle Rose. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.