NWS: Tornado touches down in New Orleans East

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A tornado has touched down in New Orleans East.

Major damage has been reported at Crowder and Chef Menteur Highway.

I-10 exits at Downman Road and Chef Menteur Highway are closed because of the damage, according to NOPD.

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