BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - At least one person is dead after a severe storm passed through south Louisiana.
East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor Sharron Weston Broome confirmed the death during a press conference Thursday. Officials say the victim was found drowned in a vehicle. It happened at the entrance ramp on I-10 at Chippewa.
Injuries have been reported as well.
Several people were hurt after the storm caused damage to the Exxon facility.
Possible tornadoes have also been reported around south Louisiana after severe weather passed through the area.
Damage has been reported in multiple parishes.
A potential tornado hit a salt dome at the ExxonMobil pipeline in Sorrento, according to an official with Exxon. It happened around 10 a.m. Some employees were injured, but we do not yet know the extent of their injuries.
Dramatic video of what appears to be a tornado was captured in Convent, La. from a dash camera operated by Rene’s Industries.