(WBRZ News 2) Damage reports flooded into emergency responders as the sun rose Thursday.
Storms moved across the area shortly before sunrise, bringing pounding thunder, striking lightning and strong winds. Suburban areas in either direction reported issues ranging from minor to somewhat life-threatening.
Off Cockerham Road in Livingston Parish, people asleep at the time at tree crashed through their home escaped unharmed. The area fire department shared pictures of the damage.
The house, on Dabney Drive near the Cockerham-Lockhart intersection, was crushed and covered by the large tree.
Photos showed limbs smashed through a ceiling and a bed covered in debris.