Thunderstorms delivering flash flooding, damaging wind gusts and hail are moving through the South Friday.
Cities most at risk for severe weather and flash flooding throughout Friday include Houston, Texas, Shreveport, La., and Little Rock, Ark.
Short-lived tornadoes are possible with the severe weather, though a large outbreak is not expected.
Downpours and thunderstorms may stretch to parts of New Mexico and Texas to portions of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle.
Check back throughout the day for the latest updates on the storm. For the full story, read 'Severe Storms, Flash Flooding Targeting New Orleans.'
8:02 a.m. CDT Friday: Dime-sized hail was reported outside of Brainfells, Texas
7:32 a.m. CDT Friday: Severe storms and flash flooding are currently targeting New Orleans. Click here New Orleans for local radar.
7:12 a.m. CDT Friday: Wind gusts to 53 mph were recorded at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, La.