Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
536 PM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 14 2015 THUNDERSTORM WIND
EVENT...

.STRAIGHT LINE THUNDERSTORM WINDS IN SMITH COUNTY TEXAS...

PEAK WIND ESTIMATED|:   85 MPH
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

EVENT DATE:             MAY 14 2015
EVENT TIME:             635 PM CDT
EVENT LOCATION:         2 MILES SE OF WINONA TX
EVENT LAT/LON:          32.4700 / -95.1438

A DAMAGE SURVEY HAS BEEN COMPLETED IN SMITH COUNTY. IT WAS
DETERMINED THAT DAMAGE EAST AND SOUTHEAST OF WINONA TEXAS WAS
CONSISTENT WITH THAT OF STRAIGHT LINE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH A
DOWNBURST. PEAK WIND GUSTS WERE ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR 85 MPH.
DAMAGE CONSISTED OF UPROOTED HARDWOOD TREES AND LARGE TREE
LIMBS BEING BROKEN.

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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