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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Shreveport La
440 PM CDT Sun Mar 11 2018

...NWS Damage Survey For March 10, 2018 Thunderstorm Wind Event...

.Thunderstorm Wind at Lake of the Pines Brushy Creek Campground...

Peak Wind /E/:          80-90 MPH
Fatalities:             1
Injuries:               7

Date:                   March 10 2018
Time:                   1155 PM CST
Location:               11 Miles WSW of Jefferson TX

Survey Summary: A severe thunderstorm tracked southeast across Lake
of the Pines in southwest Marion County, producing a swath of
straight line wind damage across the south side of the lake, with
the majority of the damage occurring at the Brushy Creek
Campground. Numerous trees snapped or uprooted with the 80-90 mph
downburst. Several trees landed on campers, tents, and vehicles.
Of the nearly 238 registered campers, seven were treated for
injuries, and one fatality occurred, when a tree landed on a

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


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