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.