Radar, updates: Severe weather blowing through South Louisiana; warnings issued _lowres

 

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Update, 3 p.m.: Video: Hail in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon

Update, 2:31 p.m.: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana and Livingston parishes until 2:45? p.m.

Update, 2 p.m.: Severe thunderstorm warnings continue to the west of Baton Rouge, including Avoyelles and St. Landry Parishes, with more storms expected this afternoon.

Update, 12:30 p.m.: A Tornado warning is in effect until 12:45 p.m. for St. Helena and Tangipahoa parishes. A severe thunderstorm warning lasts until 1 p.m. for East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee parishes until 1 p.m and utnil 1:30 p.m. for St. Helena and Tangipahoa.

Update, 12:15 p.m.: A tornado warning has been issued for parts of South Louisiana through 12:30 p.m., including East Baton Rouge, Point Coupee, and East and West Feliciana parishes, the National Weather Service said.

Original story:

South Louisiana is under a slight risk of severe weather Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

The main threat will be damaging winds from stronger thunderstorms. Isolated large hail and tornadoes could also be possible.

The threat will end from west to east, with a cold front passing late Monday afternoon and evening.

In Baton Rouge, showers and thunderstorms are possible between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., with winds as high as 30 miles per hour. Strong to severe storms are expected in New Orleans between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., WWL-TV reported.

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