Lightning Illuminates the Sky Over Belle Chasse as Severe Storm Hits Louisiana

Tornado warnings were issued in parts of Louisiana on Wednesday evening, April 7, as severe weather threatened a number of southern states.

Power outages struck Louisiana early on Thursday morning, with the majority found in the Jefferson and St. Charles Parishes, local media reported.

Video recorded by Joseph L. Baril shows several lightning strikes lighting up the night sky in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Credit: Joseph L. Baril via Storyful