SHREVEPORT, LA – Strong storms roared across Louisiana on Monday killing at least two people.

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One woman died in West Baton Rouge Parish when a tree fell onto a mobile home Monday night. Another person has died as a result of the storms in St. Martin Parish between Baton Rouge and Lafayette in the Henderson community.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff Becket Breaux and Henderson Mayor Sherbin Collette describe what happened in that community.

Emergency crews say there are power lines down and debris scattered across the region. The clean up will be happening for several days. Officials believe a tornado hit in the area around Cecilia and Henderson based on the damage assessments so far.

Sheriff Breaux says "Residents need to stay off the road as authorities have confirmed at least one fatality."


What Area Will Have Storms Today?

The Storm Prediction Center says parts of northern and central Florida will likely see severe storms today. Parts of southern Georgia is also under the gun.

This storm system has already dumped between 3 and 6 inches of rain across the Gulf Coast area from East Texas into Mississippi.

This destructive weather is also causing flooding in many communities. More than 5 million people are under flood watches today. This includes parts of Louisiana, Texas, Florida and Georgia.

These storms have left more than 100,000 homes without power across parts of Louisiana and Texas. The Bayou State is the hardest hit with about 80,000 homes in the dark.

In the Sulphur area, a Murphy gas station was heavily damaged in the storms. The roof of the business was torn off. Several homes in the area were damaged.

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