POSTED: Monday, December 10, 2012 - 9:12am
UPDATED: Monday, December 10, 2012 - 12:30pm
BAKER, LA (NBC33) — Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps said a tornado hit the Bakerfield area of Baker this morning - leaving behind lots of damage.
There are reports of roof damage, power lines down, and other damage. The National Weather Service is currently investigating the reports of tornado damage, including a car wash located along Hwy 19 that was destroyed.
Downed trees and power lines are reported across the area and causing problems for motorists. The same conditions are being reported in West Baton Rouge Parish along Hwy 1, and in East Baton Rouge Parish along Cane Market Road in Greenwell Springs.