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Severe Thunderstorm Watch posted for all of Acadiana Through 10 am Saturday

A Severe Thunderstorm WATCH has been issued for much of Southeast Texas into Southwest Louisiana, including all of Acadiana through 10am Saturday.

Damaging winds up to 70 mph possible main concern, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.

We’ll be watching storms and possible squall line rolling out of Texas into Louisiana toward daybreak Saturday.

In addition, a few isolated severe cells ahead of the main squall line will continue to be monitored for brief spin-ups that could produce a tornado.

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Rob Perillo

Rob Perillo

Rob Perillo is the Chief Meteorologist for KATC-TV3's Acadiana's NewsChannel.  Rob has 30 years of experience in forecasting Acadiana's weather and has tracked hundreds of tropical storms and hurricanes during his career including major Louisiana storms such as Andrew, Lili, Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike.

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