Severe weather is expected across the entire FOX 8 viewing area this afternoon. There is a risk for tornadoes and damaging winds. In addition torrential rains could cause localized flooding in some spots.
A flood watch is in effect for the North Shore.
A tornado watch is in effect for parts of Southeastern Louisiana.
The threat for severe weather will end later tonight. It will be windy and cooler on Friday with a few passing showers. The weekend will be sunny and dry.
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