Westwego Police Department posts video of tornado touching down

November 30, 2016 | Updated: 1:33 p.m., November 30, 2016

Photo courtesy of the Westwego Police Department.

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The Westwego Police Department has posted a video showing a tornado touching down on the Westbank this morning.

In a Facebook post on the WPD’s official page, video shows “an EF0 tornado associated with this morning’s cold front [that] caused minor roof damage in the area of Columbus St. And Avenue D in Westwego. The winds also caused a utility pole to crack.”

No injuries have been reported in the area, according to the post.

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The WPD advises residents to stay away from the area until the debris is cleaned up and Entergy has a chance to repair the utility pole.

Columbus Street from Avenue B to Avenue D will remain closed until cleanup is complete.

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