A Tornado Watch has been issued

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

A Tornado Watch has been issued for the Ascension Parish and will remain in effect until 8 p.m. Monday night.

According to the National Weather Service, widespread rain and scattered thunderstorms will continue to develop across the region. A few of the storms will become severe and produce hail up to golf ball size and damaging winds.

A flash flood watch is also in effect for much of east central and southeast Louisiana and south Mississippi.