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Several Tornadoes and Strong Straight Line Winds Impact Southeast Louisiana April 27th, 2015

A strong squall line with several embedded bow echoes and tornadoes impacted much of Southeast Louisiana on Monday April 27th, 2015.

At this time, 5 tornadoes have been confirmed from this event. Of the 5 tornadoes, 3 were rated EF1 and 2 were rated EF0. A widespread area extending across the Baton Rouge and New Orleans metro areas experienced damaging straight line winds in excess of 70-80mph.


Click on the image for a larger view of the map of storm reports from April 27th


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