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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Shreveport La
828 AM CDT Fri May 5 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 05/03/17 Straight Line Wind Event...

.Overview...As an upper level trough drew near the Four-State
Region and a warm front lifted north across east Texas whilst
concurrently a cold front neared the aforementioned area, these
synoptic and mesoscale features resulted in the development of
scattered to widespread severe thunderstorms across east Texas by
late afternoon. This resulted in multiple reports of straight-line
wind damage across east Texas.

.Straight-Line Wind Damage #1 in Rusk County half-way between
Henderson and Carthage Texas...

Estimated Peak Wind: 80 MPH
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: May 03 2017
Start Time: 423 PM CDT
Location:11 miles East of Henderson
Start and End Lat/Lon:32.17 / -94.61

Survey_Summarty: A severe thunderstorm developed across east Texas
and moved due east across Rusk county late afternoon on 05/03/17.
This thunderstorm resulted in the snapping and uprooting of large
trees along Highway 79 half-way between Henderson and Carthage

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


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