NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A line of severe thunderstorms continues moving across southeast Louisiana, bringing high winds and power outages and covering some roads with water.
More than 200,000 homes and businesses lost power and at least four cars carrying freight containers were blown off the approach to the Huey P. Long Bridge outside New Orleans as a line of severe thunderstorms moved across southeast Louisiana. None of the freight containers held hazardous cargo, and nobody was injured
Union Pacific tells The Associated Press that at least one car was blown off the approach to the Huey P. Long Bridge. Television video from the scene shows at least two train cars on the ground.
WGNO-TV captured video of the train cars falling.