Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
850 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 25 2015 SEVERE WEATHER EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...ISOLATED CONVECTION DEVELOPED ACROSS NORTHWEST
LOUISIANA AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS DURING THE EVENING HOURS ON
MONDAY MAY 25...AHEAD OF A SQUALL LINE.  ALTHOUGH THERE WERE
REPORTS OF LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS WITH THE ISOLATED
CONVECTION AHEAD OF THE SQUALL LINE...THE SQUALL LINE PRODUCED
THE MAJORITY OF THE WIND DAMAGE AS IT MOVED ACROSS THE ARKLATEX.

.TORNADO #1 IN PANOLA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100-110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  21.63 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   1251 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 25 2015
START TIME:             718 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         HALF MILE S OF BECKVILLE TEXAS
START LAT/LON:          32.23997 / -94.45659

END DATE:               MAY 25 2015
END TIME:               743 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4.4 MILES NE OF DE BERRY
END_LAT/LON:            32.3460 / -94.1086

SURVEY_SUMMARY: THE DAMAGE PRIMARILY CONSISTED OF SNAPPED AND
UPROOTED TREES. HOWEVER...THERE WAS SOME DAMAGE TO OUT BUILDINGS.
SEVERAL HOMES WERE DAMAGED BY FALLING TREES.

.TORNADO #2 IN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95-105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.43 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   91 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 25 2015
START TIME:             812 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         5.18 MILES SE OF KSHV
START LAT/LON:          32.3891 / -93.7903

END DATE:               MAY 25 2015
END TIME:               813 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           5.21 MILES SE OF KSHV
END_LAT/LON:            32.3927 / -93.7842

SURVEY_SUMMARY: THE DAMAGE PRIMARILY CONSISTED OF SNAPPED AND
UPROOTED TREES. SEVERAL HOMES WERE DAMAGED BY FALLING 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

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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PALMER



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