Strong Winds and Heavy Rainfall Hit Southern Louisiana

Severe thunderstorms struck portions of southern Louisiana on April 13.

Footage taken by Twitter user @shellyb504 in Metairie, near New Orleans, shows driving rain propelled by strong winds.

The National Weather Service had issued a severe thunderstorm watch for parts of southern Louisiana on the afternoon of April 13, warning of pingpong-ball-size hail, frequent lightning, and wind gusts up to 70 mph. Credit: @shellyb504 via Storyful