NEW ORLEANS, LA (855 AM CDT Fri May 10 2019) — The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southwestern St. John The Baptist Parish in southeastern Louisiana Southeastern Ascension Parish in southeastern Louisiana St. James Parish in southeastern Louisiana Southwestern St. Charles Parish in southeastern Louisiana Northeastern Terrebonne Parish in southeastern Louisiana South central Livingston Parish in southeastern Louisiana Northwestern Lafourche Parish in southeastern Louisiana Assumption Parish in southeastern Louisiana until 945 AM CDT. At 854 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Bayou Geneve to 9 miles east of Amelia to 13 miles west of Dulac, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Houma, Thibodaux, Gonzales, Donaldsonville, Napoleonville, Reserve, Gramercy, Lutcher, Lockport, Sorrento, French Settlement, Mathews, Schriever, Garyville, Supreme, Raceland, Chackbay, Bayou Cane, Gray and Edgard. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in New Orleans. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.