VIDEO: Aerial footage of damage in St. John the Baptist Parish - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

VIDEO: Aerial footage of damage in St. John the Baptist Parish

Damage in LaPlace, La. (Source: WAFB) Damage in LaPlace, La. (Source: WAFB)
LAPLACE, LA (WAFB) -

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

The storm damage you see is from LaPlace, La. 

Severe weather ripped through south Louisiana and devastated many communities.

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