ALLEN PARISH, La. (KLFY) — The National Weather Service says a tornado touched down northwest of Oberlin this morning.
The EF-2-rated tornado touched down around 4:39 a.m. near Mike Manuel Road, with estimated peak winds of 111 miles per hour, according to the NWS. The tornado is believed to have stayed on the ground for about a minute, covering about half a mile. The path was estimated at 170 yards.
The tornado blew a tree into a manufactured home, ripping off the home’s front porch awning, according to the NWS.
Another home was damaged when a carport fell onto a car. The roll-up door of a small industrial building was damaged and a parked and loaded construction trailer was pushed 4 to 6 feet.
The tornado also toppled a couple of trees and snapped the tops off of others.