Tornado warning in Southwest Louisiana

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Tornado Warning for Central Evangeline Parish, Southwestern Avoyelles Parish in central Louisiana, and North central St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana until 10:00 a.m.
* At 9:27 a.m. CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Pine Prairie, or 7 miles north of Mamou, moving
east at 30 mph.
HAZARD...Tornado.
SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This dangerous storm will be near...
Ville Platte and Bayou Chicot around 9:45 a.m. CST.
Chicot State Park around 9:50 a.m. CST.
Indian Lake around 9:55 a.m. CST.
Whiteville around 10:00 a.m. CST.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include St.
Landry.

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