NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – More than 11,000 people have lost power in Metairie due to the severe weather rolling through the area.
As of 11:45 am, Entergy Louisiana reported that crews were on their way to the area to investigate the outage, which has left an estimated 11,385 people without power.
A smaller outage Uptown has left over 1,000 without power.
The region is under a tornado watch until 8 p.m.
Stay tuned to WGNO for more weather updates.