According to reports and footage shared by people on social media, the storm has led to some damage on the ground. The Hale County EMA said that they have received three reports of people trapped in their homes, however no injuries from storm damage have been reported.
About 3.2 million people in southern Louisiana, southern Mississippi and the western edge of Alabama were under a moderate risk of severe weather on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center.
Up to five inches of rain was predicted in the region through Tuesday night, with higher amounts possible in some areas, meteorologists said.
The system rolling through the region could produce tornadoes, hailstones nearly the size of golf balls and damaging winds up to 70 miles per hour.
A news report showing a live Tornado moving on wdsu TV said: “Get to your safe place. We have got a definite Tornado that is moving northeast.”