VIDEO: Bayou Boogaloo hard-hit by storm; officials warn people to avoid the area

VIDEO: Bayou Boogaloo hard-hit by storm; officials warn people to avoid the area

The Bayou Boogaloo Festival along the banks of Bayou St. John has been hard hit by Friday's strong thunderstorms, with tents blown over and water flooding the festival grounds and surrounding streets.

Festival officials are warning people to stay away from the area, which is strewn with debris. The festival was to start today and run through Sunday.

Fox8live.com will update this story as details become available.

Video below of Bayou Boogaloo grounds courtesy of Tracy Thomson.

Video below at City Park and Orleans avenues courtesy of Keith Osborne.

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