Reports: Tornado strikes New Orleans area

Silas Battie walks around the east New Orleans neighborhood after a tornado touchdown, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. At least three tornados touchdown causing damage top buildings.
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Silas Battie walks around the east New Orleans neighborhood after a tornado touchdown, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. At least three tornados touchdown causing damage top buildings.

Credit: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert

Credit: AP Photo/Gerald Herbert

The New Orleans area was struck by severe weather Tuesday morning, including reports of a tornado.

According to NOLA.com, there are reports of damage after a tornado struck New Orleans East.

Severe weather is continuing in the region.

This is a developing news story, return for updates.

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