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Tornado touches down in Lafourche Parish

Posted: 1:57 PM, Apr 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-22 14:57:33-04

No injuries have been reported after a tornado touched down in Lafourche Parish, an area sitting below New Orleans, deputies say.

Video posted to Facebook shows the tornado tracking closely behind a family inside their vehicle. 

According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down in Galliano at 9:46 a.m. 

Officials say the tornado caused roof damage to several homes and buildings, and it pushed vehicles into a field. Power lines were also knocked down.