Possible Tornado Causes Damage 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 footage, filmed by Shawn Phares behind a damaged truck window, shows debris strewn across the ground in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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: Shawn Phares via Storyful

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