Edgard, LA Tornado - March 29, 2011

Estimated Maximum Wind:
65 mph
Damage Path Length:
250 yards
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
Near Hwy 3127 W of Edgard 515 PM
Approximate End Point/Time:
Hwy 18 along the MS River 520 PM


A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team surveyed the storm damage in and around Edgard, Garyville and Reserve. It has been determined portions of the damage was a result of intermittent touch downs of a weak EF-0 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds of around 65 mph.

Edgard, LA tornado track of Mar 29, 2011
Surveyed damage areas around Edgard, LA  Download in KML  Disclaimer

KLIX reflectivity for Edgard, LA tornado of 3/29/2011 1726 CDT
KLIX WSR-88D Reflectivity for Edgard, LA tornado at 1726 CDT 3/29/2011

KLIX Storm Relative Velocity product for Delacroix, LA tornado - 03/29/11 2011 CDT
KLIX WSR-88D Storm Relative Velocity at maximum intensity around 1726 CDT 3/29/2011



Shingles removed from roof of mobile home

Large tree branch broken off tree

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