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Mayor Mayo Leads Tornado Rescue


April 23, 2020


Mayor Jamie Mayo has been in non-stop mode assisting residents after a tornado struck parts of Monroe LA.

According to Weather Services Reports, three tornadoes hit Ouachita Parish on Easter Sunday. The National Weather service informed us that these tornadoes hit just before noon. Thank goodness no fatalities were reported as a result of this horrendous weather. Officials estimate a total of 458 homes across the parish were impacted by the tornadoes; 23 homes were destroyed; 108 had major damages; 243 with minor damage, and another 84 homes were affected across the parish. As one tornado crossed South Grand Street, it ripped the roof off a two- story home and damaged several additional roofs o...

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