The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department say that severe winds in the area of Bayou Vista along Hwy 90 has caused damage to a hotel in the city.
Deputies say the roof of the Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista was damaged as storms passed through St. Mary Parish along Hwy 90. Sections of the roof appears to have been blown off.
There were no other reports of damage in the area. It appears that no one was hurt during the incident.
St. Mary Parish is under a tornado watch until 2 pm. Strong winds were reported in the area due to the storms.
About 500 people were without power.