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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE LA
347 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/16/14 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...NWS STORM SURVEY FOUND A BROKEN PATH OF DAMAGE
APPARENTLY FROM A MESOCYCLONE CIRCULATION THAT PRODUCED
SPOTTY LIGHT TORNADO DAMAGE IN TWO DISTINCT SEGMENTS WITHIN
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN LIVINGSTON PARISH.

.TORNADO 1...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    55-60 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             NOV_16_2014
START TIME:             0745_PM_CST
START LOCATION:         7 SW WALKER_/_LIVINGSTON PARISH_/_LA
START LAT/LON:          30.40230_/_-90.9214

END DATE:               NOV_16_2014
END TIME:               0750_PM_CST
END LOCATION:           6 SW WALKER_/_LIVINGSTON PARISH_/_LA
END_LAT/LON:            30.4154_/_-90.9104

SURVEY_SUMMARY: MINOR DAMAGE NOTED WITH SHINGLES REMOVED FROM SOME ROOFS...
A FEW SMALL TREES SNAPPED.

.TORNADO 2...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85-88 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  3.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   300 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             NOV_16_2014
START TIME:             0820_PM_CST
START LOCATION:         4.5 N LIVINGSTON_/_LIVINGSTON_/_LA
START LAT/LON:          30.5597_/_-90.7428

END DATE:               NOV_16_2014
END TIME:               0840_PM_CST
END LOCATION:           7.6 NNE LIVINGSTON_/_LIVINGSTON_/_LA
END_LAT/LON:            30.6058_/_-90.7058

SURVEY_SUMMARY: MUCH OF THIS TRACK WAS EF-0 LIGHT DAMAGE BUT ONE AREA
ALONG HIGHWAY 1036 HAD SEVERAL PINE TREES SNAPPED AT THE BASE.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

$$

24/RR





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