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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
611 PM CDT Mon Jun 3 2019


...NWS Damage Survey For 05/29/19 Tornado Event...
...Updated for additional Wood County Tornado...

.Southwest of Yantis, TX...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  3.38 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             05/29/2019
Start Time:             336 PM CDT
Start Location:         5 SW Yantis / Wood County / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          32.8777 / -95.6344

End Date:               05/29/2019
End Time:               345 PM CDT
End Location:           2 SW Yantis / Wood County / TX
End Lat/Lon:            32.9005 / -95.5833

A NWS Storm Survey and eyewitnesses confirmed that an EF0
tornado first touched down near the intersection of FM 515
and FM 17 where tin was lifted and peeled back from a trailer.
The tornado then traveled in a east northeast direction crossing
over the west fork of the lake as a waterspout and then crossed
back over land as a tornado near FM 515 where trees were uprooted.
Large limbs were downed along CR 1917 with additional trees
uprooted in a pasture along CR 1900 where the tornado lifted
southwest of Yantis, Texas.

.Southwest of Millerton, OK...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    70 mph
Path Length /statute/:  1.06 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             05/29/2019
Start Time:             4:21 PM CDT
Start Location:         3 SW Millerton / McCurtain County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          33.9471 / -95.0533

End Date:               05/29/2019
End Time:               4:22 PM CDT
End Location:           2 SSW Millerton / McCurtain County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            33.954 / -95.0368

Summary: Spotters near the intersection of Highway 98 and Highway
37 observed a tornado briefly touch down in an open pasture to
the north-northwest of their location near Baker Road. The tornado
remained over open pasture and did not damage any trees or structures
in the area before lifting prior to crossing Highway 98 a couple of
miles south of the Millerton community.

.Northeast Wood County, TX to Southeast Franklin County, TX...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated Peak Wind:    112 mph
Path Length /statute/:  9.09 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   850 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             05/29/2019
Start Time:             4:50 PM CDT
Start Location:         3 SE Winnsboro / Wood County / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          32.9229 / -95.2473

End Date:               05/29/2019
End Time:               5:12 PM CDT
End Location:           7 W Rocky Mound / Franklin County / TX
End Lat/Lon:            33.022 / -95.1532

Summary: The tornado first touched down along County Road 4510,
about 2.5 miles southeast of Winnsboro, TX, where it snapped
branches on a tree and uprooted a large tree. The tornado
continued to move northeast near the intersection of County Road
4420 and County Road 4430 snapping and uprooting numerous trees,
along with damaging a large poultry farm and completely lifting
the roof off a single wide manufactured home. The tornado then
continued a northeast path destroying an outbuilding on County
Road 4440 then crossing State Highway 11 and across County Road
4360 completely destroying a large poultry farm. The tornado
continued to move northeast into Franklin County near the Scroggins
area and northeast along the west side of Lake Bob Sandlin before
lifting.

A special thanks goes out to the Wood County Fire Marshal`s Office
and Office of Emergency Management, Franklin County Emergency
Management, and Texas Department of Public Safety and Emergency
Management for their assistance in completing the damage survey.

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 200mph
EF5...Violent...>200mph

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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27/20/99/15/09/13


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