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Tornado Watch cancelled

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Tornado Watch has been canceled and there are only a few lingering light showers in the WAFB area and those should be gone by or before midnight, according to Chief Meteorologist Jay Grymes.

Parts of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi had been under a tornado watch due to the threat of severe weather possibly moving through the area Tuesday.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for the following parishes:

Ascension

East Baton Rouge

East Feliciana

Iberville

Livingston

Pointe Coupee

St. Helena

St. Tammany

Tangipahoa

Washington

West Baton Rouge

West Feliciana

 

The following Mississippi counties are included in the tornado watch:

Amite

Hancock

Harrison

Jackson

Pearl River

Pike

Walthall

Wilkinson

It is scheduled to remain in effect until 9 p.m.

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