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Storm Track 15 Is Following The Threat For Severe Weather Tuesday Afternoon

Thunderstorms will develop to our north and move south during the day, reaching the northern parts of Acadiana during the early afternoon hours and continuing to push to the coast later in the evening.

Posted: May 3, 2021 12:28 PM
Updated: May 4, 2021 11:20 AM

(KADN)- Thunderstorms will develop to our north and move south during the day, reaching the northern parts of Acadiana during the early afternoon hours and continuing to push to the coast later in the evening.

These storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail, tornadoes, and flooding.

The Storm Prediction Center has put the northern portions of Acadiana in a Level 3 out of 5 risk for severe weather.

The t-storm will exit the area around 8 p.m. as drier and cooler air settles into the region.

A Tornado Watch has been issued for Evangeline and St. Landry Parishes until 6 p.m. today. This means that conditions are favorable for tornadoes to form.

Make sure to download the News15 news and weather apps to get the latest information on the severe threat.

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