Damage, Injuries Reported After 4 Tornadoes Rip Across Louisiana

The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office reported severe damage to businesses in Paincourtville and damage to a home in Belle River. There were no immediate reports of injuries, Deputy Robert Martin said, after two tornadoes reportedly moved through.

At least four tornadoes ripped across Louisiana on Tuesday as a violent weather system barreled across the South.

Damage was reported across the New Orleans area, the city’s emergency management agency tweeted. Injuries have been reported as well, according to a tweet from Project NOLA.

A tornado touched down in New Orleans East, WWL-TV reported, causing heavy damage to areas near Crowder, Chef Menteur and Downman Road.

Another touched down near the town of Donaldsonville and another in the town of Killian, the National Weather Service said.

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SOURCE: USA Today, Doyle Rice