Bayou Trésors Staff
TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. - Severe weather left south Louisiana rain soaked and under multiple storm warning on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 8.
The National Weather Service (NWS) around 5:59 p.m. confirmed that a tornado passed through the parish, just north of the town of Tangipahoa.
The all-clear regarding the tornado was given by 6:20 p.m., but weather experts warned that other storms were still severe in parts of the area and locals were asked to tune in to weather reports from local news stations to stay safe.
As of 8:45 p.m., Louisiana's capital region is experiencing light rain and the temperature is around 73 degrees, according to the NWS.