This week is National Severe Weather Awareness week for Louisiana. Each day a new topic will be featured to help get you prepared for the upcoming Spring severe weather season. Here is some useful infomation from the National Weathe
A Tornado Watch has been issued for most of south Louisiana due to a warm front passing through the area. Along with the potential for damaging winds and hail, the storm could bring as much as 3 to 5 inches of rain.
Thunderstorms will form ahead of a cold front moving west to east over Louisiana this afternoon and evening. A few of them could turn severe.
The greatest, risk area will be along and north of the I-10 corridor.
A tornado ripped through the town of Hattiesburg, Mississippi on Sunday, Feb 10.
A fire official says the twister caused major damage in the city and on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.
The deadly storm that brought as much as three feet of snow to some areas of the Northeast is gone, but the clean up is just getting started.
Road and power crews spread out across the region on Sunday.