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Tornado Watch extended to include all of Acadiana

Posted at 1:00 PM, Mar 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-17 15:51:28-04

Environmental conditions continue to remain conducive for severe weather across much of the deep south, including us here in Acadiana.

In fact, a TORNADO WATCH has been issued for western and central Acadiana until 6 pm this evening.

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The TORNADO WATCH has been extended to include the eastern parishes of Acadiana and is in effect until 9 pm this evening.

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Although the highest risk for severe storms is a little farther to the north and east of the viewing area, we are still at risk to see severe activity.

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All modes (or types) of severe weather will be possible as well.

Damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph, large hail, and even a few isolated tornadoes can not be ruled out through the evening time frame.

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You'll want to make sure to stay weather aware today and up to date with the katc storm team for the very latest.

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Things will be clearing out nicely by tonight.

Cool and nice conditions will be back in place as we round out the week and head for the weekend.