UPDATE:  Flood Warning has been issued for the Vermilion River in Lafayette until 2:50 AM Tuesday. Minor flooding is expected around Heymann Park just off Highway 90.

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

  • St. Landry
  • St. Mary
  • Vermilion

The tornado watch is in effect until 8:00 pm. If you are in any of these parishes, please keep a close eye on the weather conditions as they may deteriorate quickly. A large frontal system is passing through the area, bringing plenty of moisture from the gulf and creating conditions that could spawn severe weather, from strong wind, hail, and lightning. Check back here for updated radar imaging from our weather partners at KATC.