JANUARY 20 2010 SEVERE WEATHER

Overview
A supercell thunderstorm developed near the Lake Charles area before moving northeastward across Jefferson Davis and Allen Parishes. The storm strengthened significantly as it traveled across Evangeline Parish, with a mesocyclone evident on radar imagery. Wind damage from downbursts associated with the forward flank downdraft and rear flank downdraft of the storm occurred near and northeast of Ville Platte. Continuing across northern St. Landry Parish and southern Avoyelles Parish, the storm produced one brief tornado near Morrow that was photographed by a stormchaser. Several reports of large hail were also received around Big Cane. The supercell then moved into southern Mississippi.

Local Storm Reports
Experimental Graphical Local Storm Reports for January 20 2010
SPC Storm Reports for January 20 2010
List of all Local Storm Reports
January 20 2010 Google Earth KML data file

Warnings
236 PM Tornado Warning for Evangeline Parish/St. Landry Parish
251 PM Severe Weather Statement for Evangeline Parish/St. Landry Parish
300 PM Severe Weather Statement for Evangeline Parish/St. Landry Parish
305 PM Severe Weather Statement for Evangeline Parish/St. Landry Parish
310 PM Severe Weather Statement for Evangeline Parish/St. Landry Parish
317 PM Severe Thunderstorm Warning for St. Landry Parish/Avoyelles Parish
321 PM Severe Weather Statement for Evangeline Parish/St. Landry Parish
325 PM Severe Weather Statement for St. Landry Parish/Avoyelles Parish
327 PM Tornado Warning for St. Landry Parish/Avoyelles Parish
336 PM Severe Weather Statement for St. Landry Parish/Avoyelles Parish
343 PM Severe Weather Statement for St. Landry Parish/Avoyelles Parish
348 PM Severe Weather Statement for St. Landry Parish/Avoyelles Parish
356 PM Severe Weather Statement for St. Landry Parish/Avoyelles Parish


View January 20, 2010 Severe Weather in a larger map

Google Map Legend

Tornadoes

EF0 ef0 EF1 ef1 EF2 ef2    

Hail

<1" hail0 1"+ hail1 2"+ hail2 3"+ hail3 4"+ hail4
T'storm Wind

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