Weather forecast 6/8/2023

via the National Weather Service

Strong thunderstorms were expected to hit the New Orleans area on Thursday evening.

Weather forecasters said parts of Jefferson, Orleans, St. Charles and St. John the Baptist parishes could see heavy rainfall, winds as stiff as 40 mph, lightning and penny-sized hail. 

Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs, so residents were advised to stay indoors and watch for damage to outdoor objects. 

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