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Mom, 3-Year-Old Daughter Killed in Louisiana Tornado as Storm Sweeps Across Southeast

The storm system is expected to continue moving east through Monday

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    Mom, 3-Year-Old Daughter Killed in Louisiana Tornado as Storm Sweeps Across Southeast
    Ginny Higgins, SMPSO
    Storm damage in St. Martin's Parish, Louisiana, on Sunday April 2, 2017.

    A dangerous thunderstorm system brought a tornado to Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, Sunday, killing a mother and her young daughter, NBC News reported.

    Francine Gotch, 38, and Neville Alexander, 3, died when a tornado flipped over their trailer Sunday morning, the sheriff's office in St. Martin Parish confirmed.

    A second tornado was confirmed later in the afternoon about 30 miles southeast of Monroe, according to the National Weather Service.

    NWS issued a "particularly dangerous situation" tornado watch through Sunday evening over a wide area from east Texas through Louisiana and into Mississippi. The storm system is expected to continue moving east through Monday.

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