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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
355 PM CDT WED MAR 21 2012

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0430 AM     TORNADO          LAKE ARTHUR             30.08N 92.68W 
03/21/2012  F1               JEFFERSON DAVIS    LA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMS AN EF 1 TORNADO TOUCHDOWN JUST 
            SOUTH OF LAKE ARTHUR. THE TORNADO TRAVELED NORTH THROUGH 
            THE CITY OF LAKE ARTHUR ON A TWO MILE LONG PATH. PATH 
            WIDTH WAS 40 YARDS. AN ESTIMATED 20-30 HOMES WERE 
            DAMAGED. DAMAGE INCLUDED THE PEELING BACK OF ROOVES, 
            BARNS DESTROYED, TREES DOWNED AND ANTENNAS BLOWN OFF THE 
            TOP OF A WATER TOWER.

0445 AM     TORNADO          1 S GUEYDAN             30.01N 92.51W 
03/21/2012  F1               VERMILION          LA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            *** 1 INJ *** NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMS AN EF 1 TORNADO 
            TOUCHDOWN ONE MILE SOUTH OF GUEYDAN ALONG LA 91. THE PATH
            LENGTH WAS 3 MILES WITH A WIDTH OF 40 YARDS. DAMAGE 
            INCLUDED A TIED DOWN MOBILE HOME BEING ROLLED UPSIDE 
            DOWN.THERE WAS SIGNIFICANT ROOF DAMAGE TO FIVE HOMES AS 
            WELL AS CITY HALL. ABOUT 20 HOMES RECEIVED MINOR DAMAGE. 
            THE TORNADO PASSED OVER A CEMETARY WHERE IT KNOCKED DOWN.
            GRAVESTONES. SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND 
            NUMEROUS TREES WERE DOWNED. ONE MINOR INJURY OCCURED.

0535 AM     TORNADO          1 W HENRY               29.88N 92.10W 
03/21/2012  F0               VERMILION          LA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMED AN EF 0 TORNADO TOUCHDOWN 
            ABOUT ONE AND A HALF MILES WEST OF HENRY. PATH LENGTH WAS
            1 MILE AND PATH WIDTH WAS 20 YARDS. DAMAGE INCLUDED A 
            ROOF BLOWN OFF A BARN...SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS DESTROYED 
            AND SEVERAL TREES SNAPPED.

0545 AM     TORNADO          ABBEVILLE               29.97N 92.12W 
03/21/2012  F1               VERMILION          LA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMED AN EF 1 TORNADO TOUCHDOWN 
            ALONG RICE COVE AND CHAISSON ROADS. THE PATH WAS 1.5 
            MILES LONG AND THE PATH WIDTH WAS 20 YARDS WIDE. A GARAGE
            WAS DESTROYED ON RICE COVE RD AND TELEPHONE POLES WERE 
            SNAPPED ALONG CHAISSON RD.


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