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March 22 Tornado Updates

The City of New Orleans is responding to a tornado that caused damage in the Lower 9th Ward and New Orleans East.

Mar 23
5:01 PM
March 22 Tornado

Mayor Cantrell Issues Emergency Declaration Due to EF3 Tornado

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today issued an emergency declaration due to EF3 Tornado, which touched down in Orleans Parish on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. View the declaration here. 

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Mar 22
11:28 PM
March 22 Tornado

City of New Orleans Responds to March 22 Tornado

Mayor LaToya Cantrell tonight issued the following statement on tonight's severe weather:

"A tornado touched down this evening in the Lower Ninth Ward and New Orleans East communities shortly before 8 p.m. CST. The New Orleans Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness has activated the Emergency Operations Center in response to the tornado. As of now there have been no reports of casualties or significant damage to Orleans Parish," said Mayor LaToya Cantrell.

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