After tornadoes hit New Iberia today and a round of deadly storms in the northeast part of Louisiana last night, Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a State of Emergency.

As a result of this declaration, the Governor's office is also urging residents who sustained storm damage to report the damage along with any related information to

According to Edwards' office, reporting this data at the website above is not mandatory, however, volunteering to do so can help officials identify damage impacts in each region.

Additionally, anyone who chooses to report their damages and other data should keep in mind that this is not in lieu of filing a claim with their insurance agency.

Governor Edwards tweeted earlier today that he was heading up to northeast Louisiana to assess the damages there.

It would not be surprising to see Governor Edwards make a trip to New Iberia to show support to the residents impacted by tornadoes that caused significant damage there.

While the majority of the severe weather is done in Acadiana for the day, we will continue to keep everyone up to speed regarding the recovery in New Iberia.

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