ALEXANDRIA, La. - A gas station in Alexandria had damage of its own.
Around 2 p.m. Thursday, the awning on the P.K. gas station blew off the roof. No one was struck by the awning as it collapsed.
This was just one of several incidents of blown over structures, including trees and power lines, across the area.
BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) –Due to the severe damage and power outages caused by severe weather, Gov. Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency.