A Tornado Watch has been issued
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.