Tractor Trailer Destroyed Amid Tornado-Warned Storm in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Funnel clouds were spotted across parts of Texas and Louisiana on Wednesday, October 27, as the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flurry of tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings across the region.

This video taken by Premier Exteriors LLC, who said they filmed it in Lake Charles, shows a heavily damaged truck. The Lake Charles division of Louisiana’s Department of Transportation reported closures on Interstate 10 due to a “jackknifed tractor trailer.”

A tornado watch was in effect for Lake Charles into Wednesday afternoon, with potentially intense tornadoes and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph lashing the area, according to the NWS. Credit: Premier Exteriors LLC via Storyful

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