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Louisiana, Vernon

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 7:36 PM CDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2015


... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 800 PM CDT
for central Vernon Parish in west central Louisiana and northeastern
Newton counties...

At 735 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable
of producing quarter size hail. This storm was located over Burr
Ferry... or 8 miles southeast of Toledo Bend dam... moving east at 35
mph.

Locations impacted include...
Leesville... Fort Polk... Slagle... New Llano... Cravens... Burr Ferry...
Simpson... Evans and Pickering.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds... destructive hail...
deadly lightning and very heavy rain. For your protection move to an
interior room on the lowest floor of your home or business. Heavy
rains flood roads quickly so do not drive into areas where water
covers the Road.


Lat... Lon 3096 9356 3119 9356 3120 9355 3130 9300
      3093 9299
time... Mot... loc 0035z 264deg 30kt 3109 9347


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 7:44 PM CDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2015



Severe Thunderstorm Watch 81... previously in effect until 8 PM
CDT this evening... is now in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening
for the following areas

In Louisiana this watch includes 5 parishes

In central Louisiana

Rapides

In southwest Louisiana

Allen Beauregard Calcasieu

In west central Louisiana

Vernon

In Texas this watch includes 6 counties

In southeast Texas

Hardin Jasper Jefferson
Newton Orange Tyler

This includes the cities of... Alexandria... Beaumont...
Bridge City... Buna... Colmesneil... De Ridder... Deweyville...
Jasper... Kinder... Kirbyville... Lake Charles... Leesville...
Lumberton... New Llano... Newton... Oakdale... Orange... Pineville...
Port Arthur... Silsbee... Sulphur... Vidor and Woodville.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:05 PM CDT on April 19, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 4/19/15 tornado event...

.De Ridder tornado...

Rating:ef-1
estimated peak wind:90 mph
path length /statute/:1.35 miles
path width /maximum/:50 yards
fatalities:0
injuries: 0

Start date:apr 19 2015
start time: 1:55 am CDT
start location: 1 ESE DeRidder / Beauregard Parish / la
start lat/lon:30.8382 / -93.2896

End date: Apr 19 2015
end time: 2:00 am CDT
end location: 1 ENE De Ridder / Beauregard Parish / la
end_lat/lon:30.8504 / -93.2709

Survey_summary: a tornado touched down near Hwy 27 ESE of De
Ridder and moved northeast snapping branches off multiple Hardwood
trees. The tornado also damaged two elevated signs.

The strongest damage occurred as the tornado crossed Route
171... where it resulted in the loss of roof covering at several
small retail buildings. The tornado dissipated shortly thereafter
near lake court drive.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


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