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Tornado Warnings now include metro area: Swipe for the severe weather updates

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

South Louisiana braces for severe weather on Monday, bringing the potential for tornadoes and flooding in some areas.

The timing looks to be Monday afternoon through the overnight.

All types of weather are possible including hail, damaging winds, heavy rainfall and tornadoes. This risk looks to abate by Tuesday morning around daybreak.

A tornado warning is in effect for the following areas:

Orleans Parish

Jefferson Parish

Southern Tangipahoa Parish

Southeastern Livingston Parish

St. Charles

Lafourche

St. James

St. John the Baptist

Assumption

The rest of the FOX 8 viewing area is under a TORNADO WATCH through 1 p.m.

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