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Throwback Thursday: April 1999 Easter Tornado that hit Benton - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

Throwback Thursday: April 1999 Easter Tornado that hit Benton

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President Clinton has some declared storm damaged areas in Northwest Louisiana as a federal disaster area. The president's action makes federal money available to governments in Bossier Parish for repairs.  Additional parishes may be added after all damage surveys are finished.

 

April 1999's tornado killed seven people and injured more than one hundred.  It also damaged as many as 250 homes and businesses in the Benton area.


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