Concordia Parish Tornado

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Event Summary

The tornado touched down near Highway 65 where a roof was torn off a mobile home and an 18 wheeler rear trailer was turned over. The tornado continued east and caused roof damage to a brick house. The tornado continued to Traxler Road where roof damage occurred to a second house. A shed was destroyed and another shed was flipped. A truck and trailer was pushed around 15 feet. The tornado dissipated just east of Traxler Road.

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Estimated Maximum Wind: 90 mph
Casualties: 0 deaths; 0 injuries
Damage Path Length: 2.5 miles
Maximum Path Width: 75 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

3 S Clayton
5:12 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

3.5 SE Clayton
5:15 pm


Radar Imagery
These images from the Fort Polk, LA Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 05:11 pm as the storm was moving south of Clayton in northern Concordia 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.

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