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Small tornado caused damage in Ascension Monday

10 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago Tuesday, December 06 2016 Dec 6, 2016 December 06, 2016 5:52 PM December 06, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

GONZALES - A small tornado was responsible for damage in Ascension Parish during some severe weather Monday.

An EF1 knocked down trees and power lines along a 3.5 mile path, the National Weather Service revealed Tuesday. The path and damage were confirmed after a team from the NWS toured the area. The tornado, which had about 90 mph winds, occurred at 11:47 Monday morning.

Damage was noticed to be about 30-yards wide.

The only smaller twister is an EF0. Most tornadoes that happen are either an EF0 or EF1.

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