When was tornado in Monroe LA?
Meteorologist Lucy Doll takes an in-depth look at the 2020 Easter tornadoes. MONROE, La. (KNOE) – One year ago today, on April 12th and 13th, a tornado outbreak occurred across the south. 140 tornadoes touched down over the course of two days affecting 10 states and causing 32 fatalities and over 250 injuries.
Was there a tornado in Louisiana?
The tornado hit St. Landry Parish at about 2:15 a.m. Saturday as severe weather rolled across the state, according to a release from parish Director of Emergency Preparedness Van Reed. The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado was either an EF2 or EF3 with 130 mph winds.
Is Louisiana in Tornado Alley?
Louisiana is becoming part of tornado alley as the state’s frequent twisters rank it third in the nation for number of tornadoes per square mile from 2000 to 2019. … But from 2010 to 2019, that number jumped to around 32 tornadoes per year, an increase of almost 40% from the state’s average across the preceding 30 years.