WBRZ News 2 reports that the National Weather Service, using videos posted to social media, has confirmed a tornado touched down Friday morning in the Sherwood Forest area.
At least one person was hurt after a pickup truck was flipped over by strong winds on Old Hammond Highway. Sources tell WBRZ the injuries are not life-threatening.
In White Castle, a possible tornado brought down trees on four streets.
Thousands were left without power in East Baton Rouge Parish after the storms moved through.