Tornado warning issued for Jefferson, Lafourche, St. Bernard until 4:45 p.m.

A tornado warning has been issued for central Jefferson parish, including the city of Timberlane; east central Lafourche parish; northwestern Plaquemines parish, including the city of Belle Chasse and west central St. Bernard parish until 4:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

At 3:58 p.m. the National Weather Service detected a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Barataria or 13 miles northeast of Larose moving northeast at 45 mph.

Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to Lafitte, Jean Lafitte and Violet.