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Potentially large tornado on the ground near Natchitoches, Louisiana

Now moving inland, Beryl continues to bring severe weather, including the possibility of tornadoes, to northwest Louisiana.

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Early Monday morning, Hurricane Beryl slammed into the U.S. coast, unleashing heavy rain, a dangerous storm surge, and the threat of tornadoes across East Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas.

Beryl holds the record for the earliest Category 4 and Category 5 storms ever recorded.

Now moving inland, Beryl continues to bring severe weather, including the possibility of tornadoes, to northwest Louisiana.

The National Weather Service confirmed a “large and extremely dangerous tornado” near Benton, along with severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes in primarily rural areas of southeastern Webster, southwestern Claiborne, and north central Bienville Parishes.

A tornado warning has been issued for these parishes until 4:00 p.m. local time.

  • Bossier
  • Caddo
  • Natchitoches
  • Webster
  • Bienville
  • DeSoto
  • Claiborne
  • Red River
  • Clairborne

The weather service issued a tornado warning until 4:30 p.m. local time for the following parishes:

  • Webster
  • Claiborne
  • Bienville

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.