Tornado Watch in Effect for Parts of East Louisiana, West and Central Mississippi Until 9 PM CDT

Radar and watch area as of 2:26 PM CDT. Image: NOAA SPC

A new tornado watch is now in effect for parts of east Louisiana and west and central Mississippi until 9 PM CDT.

A few tornadoes are likely, a couple of which could be intense (EF-2 +).

Damaging wind gusts up to 75 mph and instances of large hail up to about 2″ in diameter are also likely.