Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
910 AM CDT WED MAY 11 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 9 2016 SEVERE WEATHER EVENTS...

.TORNADO #1 IN BOWIE COUNTY TEXAS...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85-95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   390 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 9 2016
START TIME:             859 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         0.21 MILES NORTHEAST OF SPRING HILL
START LAT/LON:          33.6108 / -94.6584

END DATE:               MAY 9 2016
END TIME:               903 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.2 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF SPRING HILL
END_LAT/LON:            33.6399 / -94.6522

SURVEY_SUMMARY: TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG FM 2735 JUST EAST OF
HIGHWAY 259...BEFORE LIFTING ALONG CR 3313. ALTHOUGH THE PRIMARY
DAMAGE WAS SNAPPED AND UPROOTED TREES...ONE HOME HAD MINOR
SIDING LOSS AND ONE OUTBUILDING WAS DAMAGED.

.TORNADO #2 IN BOWIE COUNTY TEXAS...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85-95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.25 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   120 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 9 2016
START TIME:             906 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3.44 MILES NORTHEAST OF SPRING HILL
START LAT/LON:          33.6413 / -94.6154

END DATE:               MAY 9 2016
END TIME:               907 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           3.55 MILES NORTHEAST OF SPRING HILL
END_LAT/LON:            33.6434 / -94.6153

SURVEY_SUMMARY: TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AND LIFTED ALONG CR 3303...SNAPPING
AND UPROOTING SEVERAL TREES.

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

.STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE IN NORTHERN RED RIVER COUNTY...

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80-90 MPH
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

EVENT DATE:             MAY 9 2016
EVENT TIME:             809 PM CDT
LOCATION:               8.66 MILES NORTH OF CLARKSVILLE

SURVEY_SUMMARY: TWO TREES UPROOTED ALONG HIGHWAY 37 APPROXIMATELY
BETWEEN 8 AND 9 MILES NORTH OF CLARKSVILLE.

.STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE IN BOWIE COUNTY IN HOOKS...

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85-95 MPH
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

EVENT DATE:             MAY 9 2016
EVENT TIME:             1043 PM CDT
LOCATION:               1 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF HOOKS

SURVEY_SUMMARY: WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE STARTED APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE
EAST NORTHEAST OF HOOKS AND CONTINUED ALMOST TO LEARY.  SEVERAL TREES
WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. A NUMBER OF HOMES LOSS SHINGLES...WITH ONE
MOBILE HOME LOSING AN ENTIRE ROOF STRUCTURE SUSPENDED OVER THE HOME.
SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGE OR DESTROYED.

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

$$

PALMER



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