A tornado touched down in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana March 22nd, 2022. The tornado continued to move into New Orleans Parish then into St. Bernard Parish.
A completed survey for the destructive and deadly tornado in Arabi in eastern New Orleans Tuesday evening indicates a top wind speed of 160 mph. It covered 11.5 miles in 17 minutes.
The most intense damage was found in the town of Arabi. One house was swept off its raised foundation with all walls and the roof destroyed. This is where the one fatality occurred according to the National Weather Service out of New Orleans.