NWS confirms tornado touched down in Marrero

The National Weather Service confirms that an EF-0 tornado touched down in Marrero Friday, May 12.

MARRERO, La. -- An EF-0 tornado touched down in Marrero Friday.

According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down along Mt. Rushmore Drive, Mt. Kennedy Drive, Colony Road and Delta Point Drive around 11:15 a.m.

MORE: Strong line of storms sweeps through Metro early Friday

EF-0 tornado have winds of up-to 85 miles per hour and typically don't cause any major damage. They are known to peel off some roof surfaces and break off branches from trees. In this particular case, the strong winds blew a trampoline onto someone's roof.


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