Livingston Parish Tornado - March 26, 2009

Estimated Maximum Wind:
70-80 mph
Damage Path Length:
1.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
150 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
5 miles west of Killian, LA at 1128 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
5 miles west of Killian, LA at 1129 pm


A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Livingston Parish. It has been determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds between 70 & 80 mph.

The tornado touched down south of Miller Road. This location is approximately 5 miles west of Killian. The tornado tracked northward for about one and a half miles. The most significant damage occurred as the tornado crossed Miller Road. Numerous hardwood and softwood trees were snapped off and uprooted along the tornado damage path. The tornado damage path was 1 & 1/2 of a mile long and was 150 yards wide at its widest point. No injuries or fatalities were reported.



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