Straight line winds toss mobile home into Labadieville fire station

LABADIEVILLE, Louisiana – The National Weather Service in New Orleans has confirmed that the storm damage in Assumption Parish is consistent with an EF-0 tornado with peak winds reaching approximately 80 miles per hour.

A storm survey team is working to confirm this preliminary information and will provide a more detail report once they’ve completed their work. Read the latest here.

Straight line winds from the first round of severe weather to impact south Louisiana Monday left an Assumption Parish fire station badly damaged.

The Labadieville Volunteer Fire Department posted on Facebook that straight line winds lifted a mobile home into Station 3 on Hwy. 1011 Monday afternoon.

Firefighters say there was no “notable damage” to either of their fire trucks, but there were major structural damage to their facility.

A tornado watch is in effect for all of the Baton Rouge area through at least 9 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Parts of the Mandeville are dealing with flash flooding and parts of southern Mississippi are dealing with flooding rain and possible tornadoes.

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Another round of strong storms is expected to impact the area between 9-11 p.m.

This is a developing story. Check back often for new information.

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