The National Weather Service in Slidell has issued a tornado watch for the entire southeast portion of Louisiana and eight Mississippi counties. The watch was issued Monday around 10:35.
According to the NWS, the watch will last until 5:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Parishes affected in Louisiana are: Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana.
The Mississippi Counties affected are: Amite, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, Walthall and Wilkinson.
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