Storms with hurricane-force winds, huge hail threaten South

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Forecasters are warning of hurricane-force wind gusts and hail the size of baseballs as a potent storm threatens to spin up tornadoes and drench the South with heavy rains.

The National Storm Prediction Center said more than 18 million people in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma will be at an enhanced threat of storms that could include strong tornadoes and flooding rains.

The area includes several major Texas cities including Dallas, Houston and Austin.

The National Weather Service said wind gusts could top 80 mph — the speed of a Category 1 hurricane.

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Scattered Clouds

Baton Rouge

58°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 58°
Wind
6 mph E
Humidity
72%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
53°F Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
4 mph E
Precip
80%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Scattered Clouds

Denham Springs

58°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 58°
Wind
6 mph E
Humidity
72%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
53°F Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
4 mph E
Precip
80%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Scattered Clouds

Zachary

58°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 58°
Wind
6 mph E
Humidity
72%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
53°F Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
4 mph E
Precip
80%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Scattered Clouds

Port Allen

58°F Scattered Clouds Feels like 58°
Wind
6 mph E
Humidity
72%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
53°F Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
4 mph E
Precip
80%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Broken Clouds

Saint Francisville

57°F Broken Clouds Feels like 57°
Wind
7 mph E
Humidity
77%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
53°F Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
4 mph E
Precip
80%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent
Broken Clouds

Gonzales

58°F Broken Clouds Feels like 58°
Wind
3 mph ESE
Humidity
81%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
53°F Cloudy with showers. Low around 45F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.
Wind
4 mph E
Precip
80%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent

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