CAUGHT ON CAMERA: NWS confirms two tornadoes in Jefferson Parish

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POSTED: Monday, April 29, 2013 - 11:30am

UPDATED: Monday, April 29, 2013 - 11:34am

After two tornadoes made their way through the New Orleans metro area April 24, WDSU received a video that captured both tornadoes.

The tornadoes touched down in Jefferson Parish.

The first tornado was an EF-1 and touched down in Kenner. The tornado had a maximum of 90-mph winds and was on the ground for half of a mile and was 50 yards wide.

The second tornado was rated as an EF-0 with winds of 75 mph. It was on the ground for 2 miles and was 75 yards wide.

WDSU would like to thank Kristen Centanni for providing the video. Click here to view a photo gallery of more storm damage on that day.


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