SPC has a 10% hatched for strong tornadoes over parts of AR, MS, LA today as a strong spring like storm system moves through the southern states. Tornado watch #753 is in effect until 9 pm CST for parts of LA, AR, and MS as well. Tornado warnings for central LA have already been issued as of 2:30 CST. Models are showing CAPE values in excess of 1500 j/kg for central LA accompanied by 1km SRH values of 200+ show a large area of the warm sector that’s prime for tornadoes.  The 18z HPC surface analysis shows a warm front midway through LA moving NE through the remainder of the state this will likely be the focus for further development of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes.
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