December 25, 2012 Catahoula Parish Tornado

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Event Summary

One mobile home destroyed with damage to other mobile homes and sheds. Two doors were blown off a warehouse and a porch was blown over a mobile home. Trees and large limbs snapped. One large limb fell on a house causing roof damage.

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Estimated Maximum Wind: 100 mph
Casualties: None
Injuries: none
Damage Path Length: 2.6 miles
Maximum Path Width: 300 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

10 SW Jonesville
1:19 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

9 SSW Jonesville
1:22 pm


Radar Imagery
These images from the Fort Polk, LA Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 1:20 pm as it moved across southern Catahoula Parish. 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 - Catahoula Parish Tornado

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