LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Storms started firing up late Wednesday night and lasted through the early hours of Thursday morning. These storms prompted on going tornado warnings from the National Weather Service from about 11:30 pm until about 3:00 am.
According to the National Weather Service survey crews there were 4 areas of confirmed damage from those warnings.
The first occurred at 9:40 pm in the Creole community in Cameron Parish where a tornado damaged a large shed and multiple trees along Oak Grove highway just east of South Cameron high school. This tornado was rated as EF 0.
The second occurred at 12:34 am in the community of Roanoke in Jeff Davis Parish. A tornado traveled north along south Main Street. Multiple trees were damaged along with roofing of one home and the roof of a large shed. This tornado was rated as EF 1.
The third occurred at 1:04 am in Jennings in Jeff Davis Parish. The tornado damaged multiple sheds along Koll Road west of Highway 102. One small mobile home had the roof removed and a pair of homes had minor roof damage along DaLedoux Road where there were also down power lines.
The fourth occurred at 2:22 am in Lake Arthur in Jeff Davis Parish. A tornado damaged multiple trees along highways 14 and 380. There were a few awnings damaged or removed from homes. There was also damage to one vehicle due to debris.