NEW ORLEANS — The following Tornado Warning has expired.

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The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a tornado warning for parts of Lafourche Parish until 12 p.m. Monday.

At 11:40 a.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Thibodaux moving northeast at 50 mph. This tornadic thunderstorm will remain mostly over mainly rural areas of northwestern Lafourche Parish.

Take cover now! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado.

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