CAUGHT ON CAMERA: NWS confirms two tornadoes in Jefferson Parish
POSTED: Monday, April 29, 2013 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 29, 2013 - 12:34pm
JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WDSU-CNN) — 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.