Tornado touches down in Vermillion Parish

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on weather in Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey:

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in the Vermilion Parish town in Louisiana.

NWS Meteorologist Jared Rackley says the tornado hit around 2:15 p.m. Sunday. He says there were no reports of injuries or fatalities but there were some property damage.

The NWS placed Calcasieu and Cameron parishes under a tornado watch until 2 a.m. Monday.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says the storm is “wreaking havoc” on the Gulf Coast. He says residents in the southwestern regions of the state should stay vigilant in preparing for more storms because they are “not of the woods.”

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