The National Weather Service confirmed this morning that a tornado touched down near Old Hammond Highway, WBRZ reports. Thousands of people in the area are without power due to the storms.
— Josh Eachus (@JoshEachus) May 12, 2017
Video sent in of tornado along I-12 at Sherwood Forest in Baton Rouge Friday morning. pic.twitter.com/C1PcLKGhfz
— Brittany Weiss WBRZ (@MsBWeiss) May 12, 2017
— WBRZ News (@WBRZ) May 12, 2017
— Steve Caparotta (@SteveWAFB) May 12, 2017
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of AL, FL, LA, MS until 4 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/WOxjzuX88C
— NWS New Orleans (@NWSNewOrleans) May 12, 2017