The above Tornado Watch was just issued by the SPC in Norman, OK. It is valid until 3pm CST. It includes the New Orleans area.
Several "Mardi Gras 2012" activities have been cancelled or post-poned today as a result of the severe weather threat. Be sure to check local news sources for the latest updates on the schedule. If you do head out for activities, be sure that you have a way to receive severe weather warnings (like a smartphone weather radio or text alert application).
Please see my earlier post for additional details on the severe weather threat across the region today.
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