Tornado in Tangipahoa Parish

Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 5:17pm

Families are cleaning up after a tornado sweeps through Loranger, Tangipahoa Parish.

Emergency officials say it hit just after 6:30 Wednesday night.

There were multiple reports of trees uprooted, and downed power lines.

Some areas were hit pretty hard. Transformers were thrown into the ground, branches were speared into houses, and sheds were flatteded.

The National Weather Service was on the scene surveying the damage.

No injuries were reported, and there were no reports of severe damage to houses.