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Another round of heavy rainfall expected in the South

Heavy rainfall is expected for portions of the Southern Plains, Gulf Coast and the Southeast as a cold front moves through. Flash flooding is possible from Texas to North Carolina today. The tail end of the front will produce showers and storms across portions of the Southwest. Read More >

Severe Weather Event of February 7, 2017


A strong upper level disturbance and related surface low produced several severe thunderstorms across the area from mid-morning through the early afternoon hours of Tuesday February 7, 2017. There were several tornadoes reported with these severe thunderstorms as they moved across the area. The most significant tornadoes impacted the New Orleans East community, the Watson area of Livingston Parish, and near Killian also in Livingston Parish.

6 tornadoes have been confirmed from this event. These tornadoes have been determined to range in strength from EF0 to EF3 after NWS storm surveys were conducted. 

Damage Surveys: