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Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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311 NOUS44 KLCH 171537 CCA PNSLCH LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262- 180345- Public Information Statement...CORRECTED National Weather Service Lake Charles LA 1037 AM CDT Sat Apr 17 2021 ...NWS Damage Survey for 04/10/21 Tornado Event - Update 2... .Update...Updated to add Lebeau tornado .Lebeau Tornado... Rating: EF1 Estimated Peak Wind: 110 mph Path Length /statute/: 3.7 miles Path Width /maximum/: 187.0 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start Date: 04/10/2021 Start Time: 01:26 AM CDT Start Location: 6 S Big Cane / St. Landry Parish / LA Start Lat/Lon: 30.7272 / -92.032 End Date: 04/10/2021 End Time: 01:35 AM CDT End Location: 4 WNW Palmetto / St. Landry Parish / LA End Lat/Lon: 30.7486 / -91.9759 Survey Summary: A team doing research with NSSL found damage with this tornado. Most of the damage was tree damage west of HWY 71 and crossing HWY 71. It did destroy a barn before the damage path was lost near HWY 361. && 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 event and publication in NWS Storm Data. $$

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