Severe Weather Hits New Orleans

Severe Weather Hits New Orleans

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A strong line of storms swept through the New Orleans area around noon, cutting power to many homes and bringing damaging winds and street flooding.

Entergy's web site showed 36,000 homes without power in Jefferson and Orleans - 24,000 in Jefferson and 12,000 in Orleans.

Winds in excess of 50 miles per hour were reported in some areas and some windows were blown out in cars in Metairie. There was some damage also in Kenner.

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