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Thanks Mother Nature: Tornado Watch During TS Cindy


As most of southeastern Louisiana is making preparations for Tropical Storm Cindy, Mother Nature upped the ante for New Orleanians. The National Weather Service's Tornado division called for a tornado warning in Orleans Parish through midday Wednesday. 


Weather Alert


Storm’s a comin’! The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a slew of alerts and warning for South Louisiana for Tuesday (2.23) and Wednesday (2.24). The agency warns that severe storms, high winds, and even tornados could strike the region soon.


Under the Weather


Severe weather battered Louisiana on Monday (4.27) morning. Not stormy, rain on your fest weather, but actual, dangerous stormy weather. The meteorological mayhem resulted in damage, flooding, and cancellations.


Tornado Watch!


It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, but Louisiana is beginning to feel a lot like Nebraska. Today, the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Tornado Watch for most of the state. In addition to severe storms, 47 parishes including Orleans are advised to be on the defensive against twisters until 6:00p.m.


Weather Alert: Tornados & Hazardous Weather


Update, 10.13 16:39 - Governor Jindal has declared a state of emergency across the state in advance of the weather conditions.

Paging Helen Hunt. Twisters are in the forecast. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued an official Tornado Watch for South Louisiana including Orleans Parish today. WhoDats should be prepared to hunker down until 10p.m.


Tornado Watch in Effect for South Louisiana


Updated 13:16 CST

White Christmases are a mixed bag in NOLA; Yule Day snow preceded both Betsy and Katrina. Today, we're looking at a different kind of white Christmas. Hail, ice, and tornadoes are threatening the region. The National weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch (effective until 8:00 PM,) a Wind Advisory (effective until 6 PM,) and a Hazardous Weather Outlook (through the night) for Orleans and surrounding Parishes. (Maps and details for weather geeks after the jump.)


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