NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A line of severe thunderstorms continues moving across southeast Louisiana, bringing high winds and power outages and covering some roads with water.
Union Pacific tells The Associated Press that at least one car was blown off the approach to the Huey P. Long Bridge. Television video from the scene shows at least two train cars on the ground.
WGNO captured video of the train cars falling.
WATCH: Strong winds knocks over train in Jefferson Parish http://t.co/grdpnkwgL9
— WGNO (@WGNOtv) April 27, 2015
The National Weather Service reports trees down all across south Louisiana Monday. Thibodaux police say a tree hit a house, but residents got out safely.
— ≪ Aaron ≫ (@Prince_Aaronn) April 27, 2015
Power outages around southeast Louisiana totaled more than 210,000 late Monday morning. East Baton Rouge and Jefferson parishes had the most outages.
The weather service reported a 70-mph wind gust at the New Orleans airport.
Tornado Warning including New Orleans LA, Metairie LA, Chalmette LA until 11:00 AM CDT pic.twitter.com/V2F3UdM8xE
— NWS Tornado Warnings (@NWStornado) April 27, 2015