Fire Department: Possible tornado causes damage in Metairie

Fire Department: Possible tornado causes damage in Metairie
Surveillance cameras from a business in the 1800 block of A and L Road in Metairie captured video of a possible tornado ripping through the area, damaging the roof of the warehouse next door.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A tornado may have passed through Jefferson Parish Sunday evening (Nov. 4), causing damaging in Metairie, according to the Jefferson Parish Fire Department.

The roof of a building in the 1800 block of L and A Road in Metairie was damaged around 4:30 p.m., fire department officials said. Surveillance cameras from a business in the building showed the winds ripping through the area, tearing pieces of the roof from the warehouse next door.

Check out this storm video captured on a surveillance camera near Causeway and West Metairie. That first piece of debris is part of the roof on a warehouse next door!

Posted by Katherine Mozzone on Sunday, November 4, 2018

The National Weather Service could not immediately confirm the tornado. No tornado warnings were issued ahead of the reports.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

A possible tornado was reported in Metairie Sunday evening Nov. 4, 2018 (Source: Google Maps)
A possible tornado was reported in Metairie Sunday evening Nov. 4, 2018 (Source: Google Maps) (Google Maps)

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