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Arabi tornado was at least an EF3

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Posted at 12:53 PM, Mar 23, 2022

The National Weather Service says that the tornado that touched down Tuesday night in St. Bernard Parish was at least an EF3.

Meteorologists say a survey of storm damage is currently underway in the area near Arabi to confirm the intensity.

A final assessment, including results of the entire survey, are expected to be completed within the next day or two.

A second tornado touched down in the area of Lacombe between 7:25 pm and 7:33 pm on March 22.

The NWS says damage indicated the Lacombe tornado was an EF1 with max winds of 90 mph.

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