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Bruce: Possible tornado causes damage in the uptown and Algiers on the westbank

VIPIR wind damage path
VIPIR wind damage path(WVUE FOX8)
Published: May. 12, 2021 at 10:24 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Just after 2am a strong line of storms crossed the area this morning creating a possible tornado and damaging winds in the heart of the metro then across the river to Algiers. the National Weather Service will survey the area and report back their findings later today. In the meantime ,showers will linger. A stalled cold front will sit across the area today and another round of storm activity is expected in the afternoon.

A push of drier air finally arrives on Thursday. It will even be cooler with highs in the mid to upper 70s to end the week. The weekend looks fantastic with low humidity on Friday and plenty of sun into Sunday.

Moisture returns early next week with a chance for at least some spotty storms on Monday and Tuesday.

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