Tornado confirmed in Vernon Parish

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado occurred in Vernon Parish from Wednesday’s storms
Published: Apr. 1, 2022 at 5:57 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 1, 2022 at 6:00 AM CDT
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VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB) - The National Weather Service out of Lake Charles has confirmed that a tornado occurred in the Hicks community in Vernon Parish on Wednesday.

An EF-1 tornado with peak winds of 104 mph touched down in the Hicks community, traveling for 2.1 miles between 12:37 p.m. and 12:41 p.m. Wednesday.

Several pine trees were damaged and a metal building had its roof torn off and thrown for several yards. There was also minor damage to the roof of a mobile home.

Fortunately, there were no fatalities or injuries from this tornado on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.

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