VIDEO: Aerial footage of tornado damage in Prairieville, La. - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

VIDEO: Aerial footage of tornado damage in Prairieville, La.

Damage in Prairieville, LA (Source: WAFB) Damage in Prairieville, LA (Source: WAFB)
PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

The Raycom Media helicopter took WAFB's Greg Meriwether up to get video of the damage and destruction over Ascension Parish on Tuesday.

The storm damage you see is from Prairieville, La. 

Severe weather ripped through south Louisiana and devastated many communities.

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