Severe Weather hits Vernon Parish

VERNON PARISH, La. (KPLC) - Severe weather struck Southwest Louisiana tonight. The hardest hit was Vernon Parish.

“We got off really light with this one,” said Sheriff Sam Craft.

There are some trees down in the Knight community, which is west of Rosepine and near the state line.

Some power outages also occurred around that area along with Pitkin and Rosepine, but much of that has already been restored.

The picture below shows trees down on TX-87 near Newton, Texas.

Trees down on TX-87
Trees down on TX-87 (Source: Zach Karrenbrock)

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