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Video: New Orleans teachers occupy kids by singing during tornado shelter-in-place

Plessy School was sheltering in place during the tornado warnings for the New Orleans area.

Major damage is being reported in New Orleans after a tornado touched down Tuesday.

FOX 8 reports the funnel cloud hit New Orleans East, damaging neighborhood homes and businesses, and leaving at least 10,000 residents without power.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports dozens of injuries have been reported, but no deaths as of about 1 p.m. CST. The damage has also led to some highway closures in the area.

One video, tweeted by Homer A. Plessy Community School in New Orleans, shows a teacher occupying young students by singing and playing guitar while they shelter in place. Watch it here:

Plessy is a public charter school, that serves Pre-K through fourth grade currently.

USTornadoes.com says Louisiana averages two tornadoes during the month of February. The state reports about 37 every year.

Here's a look at some videos of the tornado, as well as the aftermath:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=19&v=ow-kdMSPSXw

https://youtu.be/thNtoUhEX4I

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