Tornadoes touched down Friday in Marrero and Baton Rouge, the National Weather Service confirmed.
National Weather Service meteorologist Tim Destri said the tornado also tore down power lines and caused some structural damage after it hit about 9 a.m. Friday in Baton Rouge.
A survey team in the capital city was notified of tornado reports and video of a tornado in the Coursey and Sherwood Forest areas.
Old Hammond Highway is now closed to traffic near Sherwood Forest Boulevard due to downed power lines.
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Officials said damage from the Baton Rouge tornado was found on Old Hammond Highway and Sherwood Forest.
According the National Weather Service, the tornado's wind speed was around 90 miles per hour and the path lenght was about a half mile long.
Just before 10:00 a.m., more than 2,000 customers were reported to be without power, and schools in nearby Ascension Parish were taking precautions against the severe weather, according to the station.
The EF-0 twister had 65 miles per hour winds and was 20 to 30 yards wide. There was also a rear auto window blown out.
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