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Residents clean up after storms cause damage in Baton Rouge

3 years 4 months 3 weeks ago July 14, 2013 Jul 14, 2013 Sunday, July 14 2013 July 14, 2013 5:59 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Chris Nakamoto

BATON ROUGE- Residents in the Capital City spent the afternoon cleaning up after strong storms with straight line winds knocked down trees, power lines, and caused headaches for homeowners.

The storms swept through the area around 2:30 this afternoon, causing problems off Sherwood Forest.  At one complex, garage doors were blown out and dented in.  Other streets off Sherwood had trees fall on to homes and cars.

At the height of the storm more than 4,000 people were without power according to DEMCO and Entergy's outage numbers.

The severe weather should be finished for the night.  Tune in tonight to News2 at 10 to see if we can expect any of these storms for the work week.

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