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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
655 PM CDT SAT MAR 29 2014

...DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 03/28/2014/ THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE NEAR
EUDORA...

PEAK WIND /E/ OR /M/: 85 MPH ESTIMATED
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 500 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 03/28/2014
START TIME: 9:14PM
START LOCATION: 1.5 MILES SE EUDORA
START LAT/LON: 33.093, -91.246

END DATE: 03/28/2014
END TIME: 9:17PM
END LOCATION: 2.5 ESE EUDORA
END LAT/LON: 33.099, -91.232

SURVEY SUMMARY:

A SWATH OF STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE BEGAN NEAR HIGHWAY 65 JUST
SOUTH OF EUDORA WHERE FIVE WOODEN POWER POLES WERE SNAPPED OFF TO
THE NORTHEAST. DAMAGE ALSO OCCURRED ALONG GRAND LAKE LOOP EAST
SOUTHEAST OF EUDORA WHERE A LARGE TREE WAS SNAPPED, A CARPORT WAS
THROWN OVER A HOME LANDING ON AN OUTBUILDING, AND SHINGLE DAMAGE
OCCURRED TO A HOUSE. THREE ADDITIONAL WOODEN POWER POLES WERE
SNAPPED AT THIS LOCATION AS WELL. THE TREE, CARPORT AND POWER POLES
WERE ALL BLOWN TO THE NORTHEAST. MULTIPLE TREES AND LARGE LIMBS WERE
ALSO BLOWN DOWN TO THE EAST AND NORTHEAST IN THE CITY LIMITS OF
EUDORA.


NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 03/28/2014/ THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE ACROSS
FAR EASTERN ASHLEY COUNTY AND FAR WESTERN CHICOT COUNTY

PEAK WIND /E/ OR /M/: 85 MPH ESTIMATED
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 1 MILE
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 03/28/2014
START TIME: 8:50 PM
START LOCATION: 4 MILES S PORTLAND, AR
START LAT/LON: 33.194, -91.527

END DATE: 03/28/2014
END TIME: 8:59 PM
END LOCATION: 4 MILES SE PORTLAND, AR
END LAT/LON: 33.196, -91.450

SURVEY SUMMARY:

A SWATH OF STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE BEGAN NEAR HIGHWAY 165 BETWEEN
PORTLAND AND PARKDALE, AR. EIGHT WOODEN POWER POLES WERE SNAPPED OFF
TO THE EAST ALONG HIGHWAY 165 SOUTH OF PORTLAND. AN OUTBUILDING WAS
FLIPPED OVER TO THE EAST AS WELL ALONG EMPIRE ROAD JUST INSIDE
CHICOT COUNTY.

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