Serious damage in Ascension Parish, possible tornadoes
POSTED: Monday, December 10, 2012 - 10:02am
UPDATED: Monday, December 10, 2012 - 5:25pm
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (NBC33) — Serious damage is being reported across south Louisiana. The National Weather Service is currently investigating several reports of tornado damage.
First, Ascension Parish is reporting possible tornado damage in two areas. The first area was along Black Bayou Road near US Hwy. 61. The second was at the 7th District Fire Station on Hwy 44. They report damage to the front wall of the fire station.
The Sheriff’s Office reports electricity outages in the area that could affect traffic. So far there are no reports of injuries. Officials ask residents to stay out of the Black Bayou Road area until power is fully restored.
In East Baton Rouge Parish, the city of Baker reports severe weather damage and a possible tornado strike at a car wash located along Hwy. 19.
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