Slidell, LA Tornado - March 26, 2009

Estimated Maximum Wind:
65 mph
Damage Path Length:
250 yards
Maximum Path Width:
25 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
Devonshire and Admiral Nelson Dr. Slidell, LA 343 AM
Approximate End Point/Time:
Dunkirk and Admiral Nelson Dr. Slidell, LA 343 AM


A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Slidell, LA. 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 of approximately 65 mph.

Very weak tornado moved through the Springhill Subdivision with minor tree damage and minor damage to a home observed. The damage occurred on Admiral Nelson Dr. The tornado damage path was 250 yards long and was 25 yards wide at its widest point. No injuries or fatalities were reported.



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Siding damage on home

Mailbox blown over

Patio furniture moved

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