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Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1200 PM CDT MON APR 7 2014



...ALL STORM SURVEYS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED CONCERNING STORMS WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE EVENING OF APRIL 3RD AND EARLY MORNING OF APRIL 4TH
ACROSS NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...

THIS DAMAGE OCCURRED OVER A TWO DAY PERIOD BEGINNING DURING THE LATE
NIGHT HOURS OF APRIL 3RD AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS OF APRIL 4TH. THE STORM DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS ARE BELOW...

1. FRANKLIN...TITUS AND BOWIE COUNTIES, TX

A SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM MOVED OUT OF HOPKINS AND DELTA COUNTIES
IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS AND INTO FRANKLIN...TITUS AND BOWIE COUNTIES
IN NORTHEAST TEXAS. THE NWS SURVEY TEAM CONCLUDED THAT THIS DAMAGE
WAS CONSISTENT WITH STRAIGHT LINE WINDS OF 70-80 MPH. THIS DAMAGE
CONSISTED WITH DAMAGING WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE REAR FLANK
DOWNDRAFT... AS THE SUPERCELL TRANSFORMED INTO A BOW ECHO. THIS
STORM DOWNED TREES...CAUSED DAMAGE TO OUTBUILDINGS...AND REMOVED
SHINGLES OFF SEVERAL ROOFS.

2. MILLER...LAFAYETTE AND COLUMBIA COUNTIES, AR

A BOWING SQUALL LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVED OUT OF NORTHEAST TEXAS
INTO MILLER...LAFAYETTE AND COLUMBIA COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS.
THE NWS SURVEY TEAM CONCLUDED THAT THIS DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS OF 75-85 MPH. THIS DAMAGE CONSISTED OF MAINLY
DOWNED TREES...POWER POLES SNAPPED...FENCES DAMAGED...NUMEROUS
GARAGES AND OUTBUILDINGS DAMAGED AND DESTROYED AS WELL AS SHINGLES
OFF SEVERAL ROOFS.

NOTE:
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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