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Morehouse Parish Tornado

 

 

Event Summary

 

This weak tornado occurred to the west of Bastrop and mostly downed large limbs along with a few snapped or uprooted trees. Some minor roof damage was also noted to a few homes.
 
EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind:
80 mph
Fatalities/Injuries:
none
Damage Path Length:
2.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
75 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

4 WSW Bastrop
10:44pm 4/26

Approximate End Point/Time:

2 NW Bastrop
10:46pm 4/26

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 10:44 pm when it was located to the northwest of the Bastrop Community. The image on the left shows 0.5° base reflectivity data, and the image on the right shows 0.5° storm relative velocity data. Click on the thumbnail below for a higher resolution image:

Radar Morehouse Parish tornado


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