UPDATE, 2/9/2023 11:30 a.m.: The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down in St. Landry Parish near Big Cane. The 100-yard wide tornado had wind speeds as strong as 105 mph and was on the ground for 1.5 miles. It caused damage to five homes and snapped several trees.
ORIGINAL: MORROW, La. (KLFY) — The National Weather Service will assess on Thursday whether a tornado touched down late Wednesday in the St. Landry Parish community of Morrow.
Officials said a barn was destroyed on Highway 107.
St. Landry Parish Director of Emergency Preparedness Van Reed said government officials, sheriff deputies, Acadian Ambulance and fire district 7 responded to the scene and cleared the route of debris.
He said public works personnel was working to clear debris from the destroyed barn.
No injuries were reported.