VIDEO: Strong Winds Toss Train From Tracks In New Orleans

Powerful thunderstorms rocked the New Orleans area this afternoon.

The wiping winds were so powerful, they forced a Union Pacific train right off the elevated tracks on the Huey P. Long Bridge.

The incident occurred this morning at approximately 10:30 a.m. in Jefferson Parish.

The WGNO news crew was there when the derailing occurred.

Thankfully, there were no injuries in the incident.

Video Source: WGNO