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Tornado watch issued for several area parishes, southeastern Mississippi

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for several parishes in southeast Louisiana, including Orleans and Jefferson.

The watch remains in effect until 5:00 a.m.

The parishes affected are: Ascension, Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne and Washington.

The watch is also in effect for the following counties in Mississippi: Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl River.

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