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Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
445 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 24 2015 SEVERE WEATHER EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...A LINE OF FAST MOVING THUNDERSTORMS LIFTED NORTH
ACROSS NORTHEAST TEXAS SUNDAY...DURING THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...PRODUCING TORNADOES AND STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE.

.TORNADO #1 IN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS NEAR GILL...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100-110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.89 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   128 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 24 2015
START TIME:             1134 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         13.09 MILES SOUTH OF MARSHALL TEXAS
START LAT/LON:          32.3588 / -94.3589

END DATE:               MAY 24 2015
END TIME:               1136 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           11.2 MILES SOUTH OF MARSHALL TEXAS
END_LAT/LON:            32.386 / -94.3558

SURVEY_SUMMARY: DAMAGE PRIMARILY CONSISTED OF SNAPPED AND UPROOTED
TREES. HOWEVER...A HOUSE SUSTAINED ROOF DAMAGE WHEN WIND LIFTED THE
CARPORT AND PART OF THE ROOF STRUCTURE. THE OWNER ALSO LOST A 30 BY 30
FOOT OUTBUILDING. A WAREHOUSE ALSO HAD SOME ROOF DAMAGE SOUTH OF
THE HOUSE.

.TORNADO #2 IN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS IN MARSHALL...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100-110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  9.52 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   201 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 24 2015
START TIME:             1146 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         5.34 MILES SSE OF MARSHALL TEXAS
START LAT/LON:          32.4719 / -94.3364

END DATE:               MAY 24 2015
END TIME:               12 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4.57 MILES NNE OF MARSHALL TEXAS
END_LAT/LON:            32.6092 / -94.3193

SURVEY_SUMMARY: DAMAGE CONSISTED PRIMARILY OF SNAPPED AND
UPROOTED TREES. MOST DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES AND VEHICLES WAS
RELATED TO FALLING TREES.

.THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE IN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS
NEAR KARNACK...

PEAK WIND ESTIMATED|:   90-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  17.33 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   3457 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 24 2015
START TIME:             12 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         7.13 MILES S OF KARNACK TEXAS
START LAT/LON:          32.5556 / -94.1585

END DATE:               MAY 24 2015
END TIME:               1222 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           10.65 MILES NNE OF KARNACK TEXAS
END LAT/LON:            32.8143 / -94.1095

SURVEY_SUMMARY: DAMAGE CONSISTED PRIMARILY OF SNAPPED AND
UPROOTED TREES. MOST DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES WAS RELATED TO FALLING
TREES.

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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