The storms that blew through Central Louisiana caused major damage and took one life.

The Alexandria and Pineville areas were hit hard, with tornado(es) damaging homes, businesses, schools, and churches. At least one school had to hold kids until after 6pm due to downed power lines.

Aerial footage shows the destructive power of these storms.

Our thoughts are with our neighbors as they deal with the aftermath.

More From 99.9 KTDY