NEW ORLEANS, LA (225 AM CDT Sat May 11 2019) — The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Tornado Warning for East central Jefferson Parish in southeastern Louisiana Northwestern Plaquemines Parish in southeastern Louisiana until 300 AM CDT. At 223 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Lafitte, or 17 miles east of Cut Off, moving east at 20 mph. HAZARD: Tornado and half dollar 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 Myrtle Grove around 245 AM CDT. Pointe A La Hache around 300 AM CDT. 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. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.