Small tornado caused damage in Ascension Monday
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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