BATON ROUGE – A series of storms hit Louisiana late Tuesday and meteorologists said bad weather was expected to hit the state early Wednesday morning.
When residents prepare for a second storm, more than 46,000 people are left without electricity, according to the report Entergy. The electricity company said his crew had worked all night to assess the damage and regain power in the affected area.
At 10:30 am, most of the power outages were in East Baton Rouge with more than 2,000 without electricity. Other areas with significant outages include Ascension, Acadia, Tangipahoa, and Jefferson Parish.
On Tuesday, eyewitnesses in Hammond saw a tornado, temporary a house in Prairieville was struck by lightning and caught fire.
At this time, it is unknown whether bad weather resulted in injury or death.
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